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9 1 1 day ago
Good afternoon Doctor, I m Sonia from Bangalore, my uncle is suffering from kidney problem,his age is 55,according to AIMS Delhi his both kidney are failed,his present situation is very bad,i m interested to know about the kidney transplant,what are the chances of transplant? .i have the soft...
15 1 1 day ago
My Doctor ordered a CT scan of my kidneys, but since my insurance would not pay for it I had to have an Ultrasound. They said there was some whitening (or white spots I guess) but I haven t been able to see my Doctor yet. so do you know what it could mean?
12 1 1 day ago
my fater has had a fever and chills for 5 weeks, he is fatiqued, has a loss of appitite, and is getting weaker everyday. blood culture all came back in normal ranges. also checked for infectious diseases and tick dissease, all negative. ct scan showed 2 cyst on his kindeys and slightly enlarged...
13 1 5 days ago
hi im going to be donating a kidney to my aunty very soon she just needs to loose a little weight to aid recovery better. could you please tell me how long my recovery is expected to take in 37 fit and healthy . i also read that i must not take certain tablets ever again after surgery which ones...
13 1 5 days ago
Im suffering with a kidey infection and i have gotten antibiotics but i took the morning after pill yesterdat and im unsure when i can start takeing antibiotics as i know they will effect the morning after pill , when would be the best time to start takeing them?
12 1 5 days ago
I have had RetroPeritoneal Fibrosis for five years. I am currently under four specialists...have tried absolutely everything from steroids (several) to exercising with a pro personal trainer, to being on Imuran for one year...nothing works. The pain is, on same days, literally unbearable. I am on...
11 1 5 days ago
I recently had an MRI done for leg numbness and pain also very limited movement to lift my right leg, I have an appointment this coming wk with an ortho Dr. shows some bulging and minor tear in L3-4 plus alot of other things. Also what concerns me more is evaluated lesions at the right kidney,...
12 1 6 days ago
my college-aged daughter has a 5 mm kidney stone in her right kidney. They have worked her in to have it surgically removed (basket procedure) next week, and will have a stent for a week afterwards.She has a required field trip over that weekend and she doesn t want to have to endure that while...
5 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
My daughter was preterm at 27 weeks, at 35 weeks diagnosed with a kidney stone, had a stent put in. She is now 36+5 , in constant pain in lower front for days. Is the pain from the stent or labor or what? At 27 weeks, dilated to 3. Last checked 70% and at a 3 1/2 dilation. Her first childbirth,...
6 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Hi, I was feeling bubble in right side of lower stomach.So,I went for complete checkup(CBP,lipid profile,thryoide,Kidely test,urine test and full stomach abdoman. reports says- fatty kidney grade-2,high coloestrol(Border line), hab1c = 8.5 %, fast blood suger - 119,post lunch was 240. when I have...
8 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
My Mother has C-Diff and can no longer take most antibotic so the question is how do we treat small infections like a sinus infection or a kidney infection. I know the one antibotic she can take is Flagaral but if she takes it to much will it help her when the c-diff acts up again. Also how...
5 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
i had kidney surgery in oct. do to bleeding had stints put in(never found out why left kidney was bleeding). had lots of complication after surgery. it s now april and i still have severe pain and now my upper part of kidney hurts and left side of stomach cramps that come in waves.
11 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
Hi Dr. Grief Im currently on dialises (kidney-failure), I find that drinking Lucozade has a somewhat positive effect on my health condition. What , would you say is the negatives of drinking Lucozade and how much would you say is enough? Thank you
2 1 Sat, 7 Jul 2018
Dear sir, I m suffering from a 9.6mm kidney stone in my left proximal ureter causing mild hydroureteronephrosis. My doctor told me I have to go for stint operation to remove it. So how can I get rid of it? Do I actually need to go for operation? Or is there any medications available to melt the...
19 1 Wed, 4 Jul 2018
My mum suffer of CKD,stage 4, she is diabetic,high pressure and I would like to know,if I give her baking soda with a bit of water will make her worst or better. I dont want my mother to get to stage 5. Only 20% of her kidney is working. She has anemia, she is pale. I would like to know if I...
10 1 Wed, 4 Jul 2018
This is what my test results say. I am freaking out as a friend of mine just lost a kidney to cancer. I can t get an apt for a urologist for 2 weeks. Should I be worried? The right kidney measures 10.8 cm in longitudinal dimension. The left kidney measures 10 cm in longitudinal dimension. Several...
12 1 Wed, 4 Jul 2018
I am on the last step of nicotine patches to quite smoking, and the last 5 days I have been experience a dull-moderate ache in my back (kidney area). I have increased my water intake the past 3 days thinking I was maybe dehydrated, but the ache has only gotten worse. Could this pain be due to the...
7 1 Tue, 3 Jul 2018
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7 1 Tue, 3 Jul 2018
Hi, I am Santanu, Male, 32, 84 Kgs. I have a pain in my back that I think is associated with Kidney. Experiencing this for last 6 months, since I started losing weight from 103 kgs. This is a dull ache. A certain numbness. Have it in both sides. more prominent in my right kidney than the left....
20 1 Tue, 3 Jul 2018
Hello, Few months back i had stone sin my kidney ( around 2-3 stones ). I had taaken cystones tablets for a month And the pain has stopped. Suddenly from past 2 days again i have the same kind of pain which i can assume that one of the stones might be getting down in ureter. I had BUSCOPAN tab...
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