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Dr. David Weinstein

Nephrology and Dialysis
Algonac, MI
23 years experience male

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Nephrology and Dialysis

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Lots of options: You need a metabolic workup to outline the cause of kidney stones. This involved a 24 hour urine collection and blood work. Increasing your water inta... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Hemodialysis: Hemodialysis really should not affect your blood sugars. Insulin will last longer in your blood stream as kidneys fail so often Insulin requirements d... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Protein in your urin: Get a urine samples to see if protein is spilling. It could be the sign of kidney disease.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Urine output: Really depends on fluid intake and behavioral modification. Typical urine output is 1-3 liters per day. Watch how much you are drinking and / or your ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Horseshoe kidney: They are unrelated so if you have that it is a sporadic situation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
No: If you have established chronic kidney disease it is not reversible. Be careful what you take. You do not want something making it worse.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Ignore: Be blunt. Education is the first step. You need to make your own decisions about dialysis choices.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Dialysis and sex: You should be able to take part in normal sexual relations with your husband even if he has end stage renal disease. If he has impotence there may be ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Kidney stones: Kidney stones can be asymptomatic. Blood in the urine, flank pain, urinary hesitancy or groin pain can be signs of kidney stones.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Ignore: Headaches can be serious....see your doctor if you are having unexplained or unusual ones.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Ignore: Seek medical attention if you have flank pain, unexplained fevers or blood in your urine.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Ignore: Get checked out. Cystoscopy is not that bad and may find something early AND fixable.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Ignore: Fluids!! Everytime time you eat or pee you take a drink. If your urine is clear --> no stones!!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Ultrasound and fluid: The goal for a kidney ultrasoun is to have the bladder full and then do a post voiding image. Does not matter what fluid you use. Would avoid caffeine... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Dialysis: Dialysis can be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis). Hemodialysis involves passing the blood across and... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
No: Ultrasound is a very good test for kidney stones provided they are able to get good images (and less radiation). Limitations of ultrasound would be ob... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Unlikely: Causes of kidney pain commonly are related to kidney stones, infection or complications of kidney cysts such as bleeding or rupture. These are all ass... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
No: Hematuria (blood in the urine) comes from an abnormality somewhere between the interface of the blood in the kidneys (the glomerulus) down to the blad... Read More

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Sep 3, 2012
This is one of best drs. He is thoughtful and caring. He looks at all options and helps you to understand all the facts. Thanks Dr Weinstein for everything you do!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Weinstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weinstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kingston General Hospital
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Kingston General Hospital
Completed 2002
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