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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir,my mother has a kidney faililure .she is undergoing dialysis.doctors wants us to do kidney transplantation. Is there any remedy 4 it in ayurveda
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   NO
User :   she had sle in the past
Doctor :   I am Allopathic Doctor. I know what is kidney faiure
Doctor :   I can confidently say Ayurveda will not kidney failure
Doctor :   I can confidently say Ayurveda will not fix kidney failure
User :   my mom got infection durin peritorial dialyis
User :   she ia now doin chemodialysis
Doctor :   She need antibiotics
User :   how can she avoid the infections further
User :   she was treated in kims hospital
User :   hyderabad
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Honestly this is tough Q
Doctor :   Patients on chemo dialysis , kidney failure has weak immunce system
Doctor :   They can fight against the bacteria
Doctor :   And during the procedure it self here is a risk of possible infection
Doctor :   So wgen she has acute infection she intra venous antibitics
Doctor :   *when
User :   she has only bp but not diabetes. to jow long she can continue doin it wiyhout transplantation
User :   are these infections that occur in chemodialsis are deadly
Doctor :   Most of them are staphylococcal infections
Doctor :   Because she has only high BP and not diabeteic, infections can be treated
User :   how can she identify these infections earlier
Doctor :   fever, any redness. swelling at the side of of port AAAAAAA
User :   we undergone a surgery durin peritorila dialysis infection at stomach the stomach is still a bit swollen is it a healthy symotom
Doctor :   may be from surgery
User :   are these infections deadly or can be cured if found early in chemodialysis
Doctor :   They can cured if identifies and treated early for adequte duration of time
User :   doc has given us prescriptions... but we dont know there are any antibiotics can these antibiotics can be used before infections
Doctor :   But how do u identify infections
Doctor :   You may need to consult MD before starting
User :   k sir
Doctor :   First thing u need to do is: Doctor :   Buy thermometer
Doctor :   When u feel she has infection take temeprature
Doctor :   If the temeprature is above 100.5 then start antibitics
Doctor :   Some kidney failure patient wiill be on antibitics for ever
Doctor :   Those anitibitics are called prophylactice antibitics
Doctor :   But u need to talk to your doctor about the possible use of prophylactice antibitics daily
User :   she is stage 5 kidney failure how long can she live without transplantation if we follow dialysis regularly
User :   sir????
Doctor :   The key to your survival rate really depend on you, your attitude, keeping it positive, keeping yourself healthy with a good diet, and keeping as active as you can, this along with making sure your treatment works for you, ie:- if you have any problems, make sure you let your care team know so they can adjust your dialysis accordingly, to fit your needs.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   SIR can u please tell me diet
Doctor :   Renal Diet
Doctor :   low protein
Doctor :   high carbohydrate diet
User :   she is weak after infec what sha has to take to get hunger 4 food
User :   she is feelin to take saltless food without any taste is there any remedy
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   can she take honey??//
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Browse on net what kind of renal diet she can take
User :   she is undergoin dialysis once for four days ..... do we have to still further reduce it to 3 or 2 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It depends on symptoms and electrilyes
User :   doc asked us to do thrice in a week.... so how far is it good
Doctor :   some people get 3 times / wk
Doctor :   I am not recommedning
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   I am bnot her treating doctor
Doctor :   I can give u general idea
Doctor :   TThe doctor who is treating know very well how many times she needs
Doctor :   it is a clincal decision based on l;absd and clinca;l conditiuon
Doctor :   u said she is going for renal transp[lant
User :   yes sir
User :   she has thyroid problem
Doctor :   How can I tell the frequency with out looking at her labs and clincial condituion
User :   ok sorry sir
Doctor :   it is best decided by the nephrologist
Doctor :   I am just telling u
Doctor :   The frequency of dialysis depends on doctor feeling
User :   she had sle in the past does kidney transplant has any problem also she has thyroid problem 4 many years
Doctor :   SLE does not prevent from Remal tranplanation
Doctor :   Thyroid problem does not interfere with Kidney failure
Doctor :   Make sure she on thyronorm
Doctor :   and make sure her TSh is is with in normal
User :   sle medicines had side effects on h
Doctor :   Deal them sepeartely
Doctor :   All medicies metabolised by kidney
Doctor :   u know thata
Doctor :   But she is on dialsysis
Doctor :   So medicines will be excreted by thru dialysis
Doctor :   But the dose is very imp
Doctor :   The dose is very ;less comp[areed to norma;l pts
Doctor :   it is called renal dose
Doctor :   What medicines she is on'
User :   she used persilinium v a bio product from amway when she was unable to take drugs for sle given by doctors she recovered from sle
User :   does this had any effect on kidneys
Doctor :   She has renal failure
Doctor :   She is two reasons for it
Doctor :   1. high bP
Doctor :   2. SLE
User :   she has no sle now
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u tell me abt thyronorm
Doctor :   was she diagnosed with it
Doctor :   was she diagnosed with SLE
User :   is it a medicine
Doctor :   What is medicine
Doctor :   Thyronorm
Doctor :   yes it is
Doctor :   what is she talking for Hypothyroidism
Doctor :   is she taking anyt med or no?
User :   eltrakcin
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is the same compund
Doctor :   Was she diagnosed with SLE
User :   thyronorm is abt thyroid right??? sir
Doctor :   SIR, Sir
Doctor :   Eltrakcin is the thryroif medicine
Doctor :   both r same
Doctor :   Thyronorma is one brans
Doctor :   Eltroxin is another brand
User :   any alternative without dialysis & transplant
Doctor :   NO
Doctor :   When a person is having dialysis and going for kidney transplanatation>>>>>>>>>>>>>
User :   she is takin rocal 0.25mg
Doctor :   U should think positivelly
User :   acutrol 400 mg
Doctor :   and make arrangement for those
Doctor :   Do not think for alternatatives for dialsis
Doctor :   It is kidney man
Doctor :   Is there any alternative too kidney
Doctor :   Ex I have heart attack
Doctor :   I need bypass surgery
Doctor :   is there any alternative
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Other wise I will die may in 5 yrs
User :   reffil, becozinc, refil, transfer 4k
Doctor :   So I have to make arrangements for bypass surgery
User :   thank u sir for inspiring me
User :   are these medicines recommended which i mentioned above
Doctor :   let me see the medsa
Doctor :   ROCAL tab® [ Admac ] - calcium carbonate + vita
Doctor :   BECOZINC cap® [ Dr. Reddy's ] - calcium pantothenate + folic acid + niacinamide + ...
Doctor :   is it refil
User :   she has b- group which group kidneys suit her
Doctor :   U r not answering my questions
User :   yes sir refil
User :   im sorry sir
Doctor :   do one by one
Doctor :   write on piece of paper
Doctor :   ok
User :   k sir
Doctor :   All medicnes r good
User :   thank u sir
User :   does she have to take medicines even after transplant
Doctor :   yes
User :   to how long
Doctor :   Blood group does not need to be same
Doctor :   life long
User :   once kidney transplant is done are we out of danger or there is still a problem
Doctor :   ishe live longer
Doctor :   She may have proble,ms
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