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2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
Good afternoon,yes, I have some questions for you I would like to know,take how long kidney transplant surgery? How long will be out of the hospital? After out of the hospital, every other day have to go back to the hospital for check up,I would like to know long for check up,what do they do heck...
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
Hi I am diabetic, with blood sugars under control and A1C 5.2. I have stage 3 kidney disease with Hemogloblin at 7.8. My Dr. has recommended a blood transfusion and starting erythropoietin shots. I am concerned about getting the transfusion (it is scheduled for tomorrow morning) due to potential...
18 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
I have had low potassium showing on my blood work since 4/23/2014. I take a fluid pill for my ankles and feet as they swell. The fluid pill that my doctors has prescribed is not normally used for fluid. I can t remember the name of it other than it starts with a C. I want to know if this pill...
9 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
Hello. My mother has been informed she has a kidney infection and been given cefalexin for treatment. She has a penicillin allergy and the DR s have said this is the only treatment available. I understand the hesitation my mother had about taking these but she s in some pain. Another complication...
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
My son was diagnosed with mild hydronephrosis on the left kidney since he was in the utero. At 12 month check up we discovered a moderate hydronephrosis. We did mag scans and Vcug tests. No reflux. It is an upj obstruction. not sure if this would be 100precent. Since he was about 5 months he will...
5 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
hi doctor about three years ago I had scans on my kidneys and I was told I had poly on my kidneys which I was told at the time were benign or harmless and I was discharged suddenly this week I am getting a strong itchy feeling under my rib cage both front and back do you think I should see my...
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
Usg of kidneys Rt. 8.5/4 and lt 8.7/4.4 Report states Bilateral grade one cortical echogenicity increased with altered cm differentiation s/0 bilateral grade one medical renal disease No e/o calculas or hydronephrosis .No e/0 focal mass What does all these mean
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
I just had an ultrasound of my abdomen and it showed kidneys are small measuring under 10 cm. There appears to be cortical thinning. I am a 27 year old man, no medication, drugs, or alcohol. Healthy eating, not overweight. Could I have renal disease, if so what would cause this?
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
I was diagnosed with kidney stones last Friday. I was out of work with them Monday-Wednesday and went bCk yesterday...thinking they had passed. I am still however, very bloated and am actually getting / staying very nauseas, along with not compeletly cleared of the pain. Should I be concerned...
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
i know a friend who gets dialysis. His weight before dialysis was 114.7 pounds. After dialysis it was 116.8 lbs. He does not understand with how much weight is considered normal to gain or loose after dialysis. Please explain. When does he need to contact his kidney doctor when it comes to weight...
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
I have had kidney stones before, so I know that feeling. It seemed to start the same but I have had more low grade pain in the section of the kidney but also around to the front. No blood in the urine but I do seem to have a slow down now in urination. There is a tender spot around toward the...
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
Hi, my grandpa,71 ultrasound report shows right kidney 12.9*7cm in long axis cortical echoes appear increased .corticomedullary differentiation is totally lost no renal calculus/hydronephrosis multiple renal cortical cyst noted and large one measuring 6.8*4.0cm pls explain me the present statues...
2 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
Is the rH factor of a persons blood type considered when determining compatibility for a kidney transplant. If the recipient has the least common rH factor (I m not sure if that is the positive or negative)would a potential donor have to have the same rH factor??
2 1 Tue, 17 Mar 2020
My husband passed a kidney stone Friday night and has been battling a fever since. Tonight (this morning), he has had a bout of uncontrollable shivering and breathing that was like he was hyperventilating. He took some ibuprofen and has calmed down some. we just took his temperature and it was...
2 1 Mon, 16 Mar 2020
My Creatinine level has gone from 1.4 to 1.6 in 5 weeks. BUN to creatine ratio is low.BUN is within range. However I have been on lithium and my lithium level went from 0.4 to 1.1 in the same 5 weeks. My question is does this seem lithium related? Perhaps my kidneys were having trouble filtering...
2 1 Tue, 18 Feb 2020
I have had kidney stones for a couple of years. I think I am trying to pass one now. I am in considerable pain but it comes and goes. The pain has moved down slowly. This has gone on for over six weeks. I hesitate to go to my urologist as he will just want to do a costly procedure. Last time it...
14 1 Fri, 31 Jan 2020
Hi, I have had kidney problems my whole life, I suffered from kkidney reflux since I was about 4 months old up until I was about 10.. I always get UTIS and Kidney infections. I have severe Scar tissue both of my kidneys.. I also have Rotated kidneys... Kidney Disease runs in my family, My mother,...
2 1 Sat, 25 Jan 2020
My father is having problem with both the kidneys. On regular basis he is doing peritoneal dialysis as his kidneys are functioning 15-20% total said by doctors. The treatment was in continuation since last 3 years but now suddenly he got extreme weakness, swollen up on feet, hands and eyes like a...
2 1 Thu, 23 Jan 2020
Dear Doctor, I am 41 yr old male and just now received ultrasound scan abdomen report. It says: Right kidney 10x5.5 cm, calculus measuring 4.2mm in lower calyx and left kidney 10.5x5.5cm calculus measuring 3.3mm in mid calyx. Kindly advise what precautions I have to take related to food n fruits....
2 1 Thu, 16 Jan 2020
HelloI have right side kidney stone, what is best solution for take it out stone ? I been drinking too much water still problem with kidny stone. One and half years ago I had both side kidny stone , it is come back again. Please advise how to stop kidney stones?
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