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Doctor insights on: Icd 9 Acute Kidney Injury

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What is the most common presentation of acute kidney injury?

What is the most common presentation of acute kidney injury?

Here are some...: Acute kidney injury is most commonly caused by contusion with sudden accelerating or decelerating events during motor vehicle accident, from which the patient may present with flank pain with or without bruise, and gross hematuria, less often by surgical accident, from which poor circulation can be identified easily, or occasionally by renal arterial embolism from blood clot migration. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Why the hospital my BUN was 25. My creatinine was 1.31 my kidney function was 70. They called it acute kidney injury but they didn't do anything about it?

Why the hospital my BUN was 25. My creatinine was 1.31 my kidney function was 70. They called it acute kidney injury but they didn't do anything about it?

Don't worry.: your kidney function of 70 is the estimated glomerular filtration estimate,(GFR), based on your creatinine level. 60 to 90 is considered stage 2 chronic kidney disease. Usually, improved hydration and verify a normal blood pressure, and avoid NSAIDs like Advil and Aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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My 50yr old aunt is a known person with diabetes. She now experiences an average of 5 episodes of hypoglycaemia daily. Is her kidney injury d cause.?

My 50yr old aunt is a known person with diabetes. She now experiences an average of 5 episodes of  hypoglycaemia daily. Is her kidney injury d cause.?

It doesn't help: That her kidneys dont work, bc her Insulin may last longer, and the kidneys dont make any sugar for her anymore. But te key here is her diabetes regimen is no longer right for her current lifestyle. Significant changes to either her dm meds, Insulin (dose or type) is needed to keep her safe, and is usually achievable no matter how bad the kidneys are. She needs to see her endo and dm educator. ...Read more

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Is it possible to sustain a kidney injury while playing football?

Is it possible to sustain a kidney injury while playing football?

Yes: The most common injury is a contusion or "bruise" resulting in pain in the flank and possibly hematuria. More serious injuries have occurred this fracturing of the kidney and may require surgery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a kidney injury?

What are the symptoms of a kidney injury?

Blood in the urine: When the kidney is injured, usually from blunt trauma, it hurts and this causes flank pain or pain in you back below your ribs. You also might notice a bruise there. The sign of significant kidney injury is blood in the urine which can be seen as frank blood or less blood can be seen as a "rose" colored urine. If you notice the blood get things checked. ...Read more

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Can eating 5 lbs of potato salad cause kidney injury for someone in kidney failure? She was in ICU after couldn't wake her up, cognitive issues,spasms

Itdepends on how: much salt was in the potato salad. If a good deal of salt,,her kidneys could not handle it and thus caused kidney injury. If no salt, then I don't know. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

Back pain icd: 724.5 backache, unspecified 724.1 pain in thoracic spine. ...Read more

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Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain ?

Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain
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Several: Arm pain (generalized, right, or left) [729.5] pain in joint/upper arm [719.42] pain in joint/forearm [719.43]. ...Read more

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What is icd-9 of aortic valve stenosis?

What is icd-9 of aortic valve stenosis?

424.1: The closest I have been able to find is 424.1, aortic valve disorders. I cannot find a specific code for stenosis. ...Read more

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What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

ICD codes: International classification of diseases ninth revision came out of meeting of the international conference convened by who, held in geneva in 1975, to revise the codes used to classify diseases. The icd 10 followed, with further revision & expansion to the codes. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

Weakness ICD code: I did not see a specific one for decreased upper body strength. I see 728,87 for Muscle weakness (generalized). ...Read more

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ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

Depends: 998.xx for wound dehiscence depending on depth with an additional diagnosis code for type of diabetes and whether it is controlled ...Read more

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What happens if a patient has been in remission for leukemia and there is a possible reoccurence.how do we assign icd 9?

What happens if a patient has been in remission for leukemia and there is a possible reoccurence.how do we assign icd 9?

Unusual question: Newly diagnosed leukemia has ICD-9 code ending in .00 (acute lymphoblastic leukemia is 204.00 for example). Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in remission is 204.01. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in relapse is 204.02. ...Read more

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What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

173.: The non melanoma skin cancers are the 173 codes and have a two digits following the decimal are site and type specifiers. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

Need more info: The code for colon cancers is 153._. 153.9 is for colon cancer of unspecified site. There is a separate group of codes for metastasis and the site. The number after 153 is for the site of the primary tumor. I can't answer the cpt code question, because there is not enough information. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more