Dr. Quresh Khairullah

Nephrology and Dialysis
Detroit, MI
44 years experience

Locations

Office

Detroit, MI

Address

st clair specialty physicians,22201 moross road,suite 150, Detroit, MI
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About

Bio

i did my nephrology training at the university of iowa,iowa city.my latest project/interest is to promote home dialysis,both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.i am doing a study regarding peritoneal dialysis as the first option.i am also doing a study for diabetic nephropathy. besides medicine my hobbies are to play badminton and big game fishing

Specialties
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Nephrology and Dialysis

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

359 Answers
24 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Generally speaking there are no fasting requirements for renal ultrasound however centers differ in their requirements.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
No need to measure: If you have no health problems there is no need to measure your urine, mantaining a good water intake prevents dehydration specially in summer.The amo... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Bad idea: If you really have a kidney infection it needs treatment, do not wait, see a doctor, it can lead to loss of kidney function.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes: Kidney infection is serious for anyone, it can cause loss of kidney function, and can be life threatening too.Your doctor should try and find out the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Dialysis treatments are meant to substitute kidney function of removing waste and fluids from the body.These are artificial ways and may cause side ef... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: You do not have to change bandages, unless specifically instructed by the surgeon or nurs.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Mostly nothing: In normal circumstances, many patients can sleep through the proceedure, apart from some discomfort on starting when the needles have to be inserted i... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See answer: Your symptoms are suggestive of a bladder infection or cystitis.Check with your doctor.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Dialysis methods: Hemodialysis as the name suggests is directly cleansing the blood of waste, there are incenter ie going to a dialysis unit 3 times a week, and home he... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Speak to your dietician at the center. Generally fluid and salt restriction depending on how much urine you are still making.There are phosphorous res... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes: Keep it covered and without tension on the exit site, and use a antibacterial cream recommended by your nephrologist.Contact your nurse if you notice ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: If you mean your urine is not clear, there can be many reasons like infection etc. Get a urine analysis if it is persistant.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Creatinine is a blood test, the level helps to calculate GFR glomerular fitration rate, which in turn helps determine level of kidney function. One ca... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Hydronephrosis may have left you with a reduced kidney function, which may affect your pregnancy. The doctor can help you understand the risks of taki... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Chronic high blood pressure [or hypertension] is persistance of high blood pressure on repeated readings by a health proffessional and generally need... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Most common cause of 'kidney' pain is stones in the kidney and urinary tract .Besides that is infection called pyelonephritis.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: It can be difficult to distinguish between the two you need a medical examination and maybe some tests.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Not a good idea !: The normal kidney works 24 hours a day.Think about it , skipping dialysis is like 'cleaning" the blood intermittantly, which can lead to ill effects.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
High blood presure: Most commonly it is due to build up of plaque in the kidney blood vessels, causing narrowing of the renal /kidney arteries and decreased blood flow to... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: If you do not have a donor, you are waiting to receive a kidney from a deceased donor. Factor like your blood group type and the level of antibodies i... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: The process is the same, but it is done manually called capd, continous ambulatory pd, and by a cycler a machine [which connects to the tube and autom... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Infection or diabete: The definition of frequent urination varies , it means either going more often than you normally do, and going at night as well.It could be due to a b... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Most common cause of decreased urine production/output is decreased fluid intake. Your kidney can regulate the loss of water from urine by putting out... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Not usually: Your doctor will advise you if you have other problems such as diabetes, you still have to follow your diabetic diet. So dietary restrictions dependin... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: It may be part of development, or it may be one is shrunken due to damage from lack of blood supply, or one is blocked and is swelling up [called hydr... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes: Since the donated kidney is a "foreign" tissue, your body will reject the organ unless you suppress your immunity to some degree. These medications ca... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Not always: Not all diabetics develop kidney failure. But diabetes can cause gradual loss of kidney function which is measured by a term called gfr. Normal GFR is... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See answer: The kidney receives blood from the heart through renal arteries. The arteries subsequently form several arterioles ad capillaries and microscopic sub ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
No: Urine infection generally needs antibiotics. Bladder infection or cystitis may reslove spontaneously.Drinking water may alleviate some discomfort, not... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Not usually: In some conditions called polycystic kidney disease if the cysts are large it may cause abdominal pain and blood in urine.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Not necessary: If you have a single kidney with 13% function or better called GFR of 13 ml/min, you do not need dialysis unless you have symptoms like lack of apetit... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Dialysis or transpla: Dialysis either hemodialysis in the dialysis center or at home or peritoneal dialysis at home. Kidney transplant from a deceased or live donor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: There should not be a high calcium level in the blood.The cause needs to be investigated it is not related to prevention of weight loss.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Your question is very confusing, but it appears you have kidney stones and the doctor has done lithotripsy to break up the stones, and the stent is to... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Frequent urination can be due to many reasons. Bladder infections, small bladder capacity, too much fluid intake, lack of concentrating ability of the... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Hydrochlorothiazide can cause increase uric acid, and cause a gout attack, I am not sure if gout is the cause of your knee problem.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: That may be normal as caffeine in tea and coffee is a mild diuretic.Drinking water in any form is also eliminated quickly if you do not have any insen... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: The kidneys are in the small of the back on either side of the spine and they help in eliminating waste and regulating salt and water balance and vari... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: You could still be dehydrated so continue drinking fluids however there could be many reasons for the back pain and a examination by a doctor is neces... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: A pale colored urine is dilute urine, perhaps you are drinking a lot of fluids.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Difficult to answer, what is the cause of the retention ? If it is due to reversible causes , then the answer is yes.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Maybe the bacteria is not susceptible to the antibiotics, or there is some blockage or defect in the kidney drainage , or an abscess, not reached by a... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: I doubt, the kidney as more likely to be felt in the front of the abdomen, the structures in your back eg the big muscles, prevent it from showing up... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Too many reasons, consult your doctor, check for diabetes.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Depends on stage of kifney failure , in general before the kidneys fail completely ie stage 5, control of bloof presssure and correction of electrolyt... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: All medications are potentially dangerous.You only take them considering risks and benefits. Nsaid's are known to cause kidney and liver problems and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: High urea level can reflect dehydration , other causes include high protein intake, and decreased kidney function.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Usuually chronic kidney disease does not improove to prevent it getting worse, treat underlying cause, BP control and cholesterol control are basic ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: Please specify, sodium pottssium etc both can be low if you are taking diuretics.There are many electrolytes such as calcium magnesium, and each has ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
See below: After sex some women experience the symptom of frequency, as they develop irritation of the urethra, the passage of urine , from the bladder to the o... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Khairullah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khairullah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I do feel overtreated with carvedilol, enalapril and doxazosin. I have considered Flomax but I will need cataract surgery in the next few years so I am wary about using Flomax. Thank for your sugges...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I drink heavily last night and have been highly stressed. I checked my blood pressure and it was high. Big help, thanks!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Mumbai, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, India
Graduated 1979MD

Awards

top docs
Most Influential, First Place, Detroit, MI - Winter
2013
Top Nephrologist, First Place, Michigan - Winter
2013

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