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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Kidney Conditions
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i had these couple blood tests ran and the doctor ruled out a possibility of a adrenal mass
User :   is this something to worry about what are the symptoms for this disease
Doctor :   What is the disease
Doctor :   What did the doctor say to you?
User :   well none but i have a test to see if there is an adrenal mass
Doctor :   any adrenal mass is to be correctly probed into
User :   one of the tests came back alittle abnormal for my kidney i guess
Doctor :   What is the test
User :   ct scan of the kidneys and admonden
User :   also blood work and urine test
Doctor :   I wish to speak to you at length so that I can help you better with complete information
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what are the symptoms do you know
Doctor :   What is the blood work
User :   bun,
Doctor :   what is tested? DO you know
Doctor :   Ok
User :   5hiaa
Doctor :   BUN is Blood urea nitrogen
Doctor :   Ok
User :   creatinine
User :   and gfr
Doctor :   5 HIAA- 5hyroxy imino acetic acid
Doctor :   is a by product of adrenal hormone
User :   ok but what does all this mean
Doctor :   creatine indicates
Doctor :   kidney function tests
User :   does this show tumor
Doctor :   Doctor was suspecting in terms of
Doctor :   Kidney function
Doctor :   Look these tests were done in 1000 conditions
User :   oh so very doubtful for tumor
Doctor :   it does mean the doctor is suspecting
Doctor :   all of them
Doctor :   That is why I would like to know your symptoms
Doctor :   and what made you to see the doctor
Doctor :   so that I can analyse all together

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