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Dr. Quresh Khairullah

Nephrology and Dialysis
Detroit, MI
43 years experience

Locations

Office

Detroit, MI

Address

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

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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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Injury to the kidney can cause blood to appear in the urine, which can sometimes also be small of microscopic amount, detected by a urine test.Blood c... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Auto immune diseases are diseases where the body "fights" itself and may produce auto antibodies against many organs or even cells in the body.If ther... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Eggs contain protein. A very high protein diet can cause quicker deterioration of kidney function only if you already have kidney problems, however t... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: There is no specific one sign, it depends on the rapidity and severity.One of the tests is a blood urea, and creatinine and a urine analysis, to deter... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Sometimes food poisoning can present this way.Main problem is dehydration, and if it does not subside soon or he has tummy pain constantly, see a doct... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Get urine tested for microscopic exam and culture.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: The lab should also report a GFR , based on the creatinine if that is less than 90 it may be abnormal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Drink liquids as you probably already know tylenol with or without codeine with fluids the stone will hopefully move and get eliminated ask your do... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Pulled muscle generally causes pain on certain movement. Kidney infection can cause pain and is usually on both sides, can be accompanied by a fever, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Generally yes, sometimes bladder infection can occur after sex, so its better to wait.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Sorry you have to be more specific than this. "fusion" may relate to congenital abnormalities at birth ask your doctor what is the specific problem, m... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Yes very small stones may pass painlessly.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Cmp is presumably complete metabolic profile, a blood test, which includes a test called creatinine. From your age, sex, and creatinine value, the la... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: the kidney is capable of excreting potassium and magnesium, if you have normal function of the kidneys your body retains any deficit and excretes the ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: many reasons for frequent urination,infection , drinking a lot of fluids ,high blood sugar, prostate problems ,get it checked out
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Ct with contrast can affect kidney function.Check with your kidney doctor, if the contrast is necessary it's accessing risk and benefits of knowing ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: I suggest you obtain a gynecological exam for any prolapse.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: High potassium could be from many causes, related to diabetes, medications, decreased kidney function and needs to be worked up by a nephrologist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Bladder infections, or simply the fact you may be drinking too much fluids and it is being rightly eliminated by your body. Caffeine acts like a diur... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: I suggest you a urologist or a general srgeon who can help with your problem, it can be corrected.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: They may how found out you are anemic, and want to check for the cause. Low iron level can cause anemia.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: I doubt, but u can check the urea and creatinine level which are kidney function tests. Looks like you have hives an allergic skin condition.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: I am not sure about the details regarding your question, but there is a disease called goodpasteurs syndrome/disease which is a condition in which the... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Frequent urination can mean going often , but not large amounts so it appears that when you drink fluids they are passing through you, so even if you... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: It is not reported as a common side effect. If the dose is exceeded or depending on water intake, hyponatremia, low sodium level may result and cause ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Spicy foods not likely to cause any kidney problems.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Noodles by themselves do not harm the kidney.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Serum calcium is measured by a blood test.It is the amount of calcium in your blood stream.Calcium is an electrolyte, like sodium and pottassium. Calc... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Check or obtain GFR which is derived from the creatinine, .If GFR is low you need investigations.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Trauma from scratches and local infection/inflammation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: You are not likely to be dehydrated as a result of either sex or a period. Your kidneys can conserve salt and water quite effectively.Drinking any li... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Pedal edema or swelling of the ankles or higher is due to salt followed by water retention either due to heart or liver or kidney diseases or problems... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Polycystic kidney disease is a inherited disease in which fluid filled cavities ranging from microscopic to larger sizes upto 10-15 cm occur in the ki... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Yes it is described as a extremely painful problem, since pain is subjective it varies from individual to individual, but comparatively this conditio... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: The number of times is subjective. If you drink a lot of water by habit you have to go more often. Caffeine can act like a diuretic . Abnormal conditi... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Please discuss with your doctor, although it is true that doxazocin may treat BPH and hypertension it may be better to use Flomax (tamsulosin) for bph... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: The diagnostic test for this condition is the measurement of blood Amino Acid concentrations. Affected patients have elevated levels of Amino Acids (... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: Minoxidil by mouth is a potent blood pressure lowering medication.A side effect of this drug is hair growth. This side effect is used generally withou... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: If you mean kidney stones, they are not assesed in weight, they are mainly assessed by size varying from 1-2 mm to more than 10-15 mm.Very rarely th... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: There are many reasons or causes of low sodium and each of them require specific treatment ivfluids, water restriction, demeclocyline, tolvaptan are a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: 3/week dialysis can only acheive about 20% of what "cleaning" your own kidneys can do. So more dialysis cannot "kill" you but is not practical at the... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: The flank is a area below the rib cage in the back, on the sides of the spine. Some portion of the kidney lies below the rib cage in that area. All fl... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See answer: Urine analysis is using a dipstick to detect protein , blood etc and also lookig at the urine under a microscope to see cells and othe rsubstances to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Rejection,infection: You will be taking immunosuppressive drugs, and a potential complication is rejection, if you miss your medications, or may occur otherwise as well. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Not advisable: Your doctor will tell you that you may develop a infection called peritonitis if bacteria in water enter your cathetor, not worth the risk.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Damage to kidney: Generally protein is filtered out from the urine by the kidney and when there is a problem with the filter "kidney" it cannot maintain the function an... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
See below: The proceedure of retreving the kidney is the main risk. It can be done laparoscopically or may need open surgery. Very small surgical risk having o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Storage of urine: The urinary bladder is a organ made of muscle tissue and can expand when filling with urine made by the kidneys.Urien enters into it from tubes from t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Dialysis or transpla: Fortunately you can have dialysis or kidney transplant.You should discusss this with a kidney doctor long before it happens.There are many types of di... 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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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks doctor but one doubt that is isometric work means without movement applying strength .actually that game is powerlifting

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

Affiliations

st clair specialty physicians
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