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What is the cause of kidney swelling and what are the chances of recovery ?

hi Doc. i would like to ask regarding my mom s condition, she was confine in the hospital for 3 days because of dizziness and high blood pressure . Her urinalysis result has a trace of blood, RBC is 5-6, she under go KUB UTZ and the result of her test, her right kidney is swelling. What is the cause of her kidney swelling? and what food she should avoid and she should eat? Is my mom gonna be alright? willing to wait for your advice. thank you in advance.
Asked On : Thu, 21 Jul 2011
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Homeopath 's  Response
Hello and welcome to healthcare magic forum!

Your mother has nephritis of her right kidney which might be because of some infection.
Do's & Don'ts:
1.She should not take much of salt.
2.Lots of liquids especially water is to be taken.
3.Fried and sour things to be avoided.

She will be alright with the right diet which includes lots of vegetables and fruits.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum
swelling of kidney mainly due to
-high blood pressure
-drug induce
-organ failure
better to take advise of nephrologist
salt must be restricted in diet
cabbage ,spicy food to be avoided
I hope I have answered your question
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