Doctor Q&A for Dr. Madhu Kandarpa

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Rule out epilepsy: Probably not epilepsy but is important to see your primary care physician first and if necessary a Neurologist.
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on Ckd : Losartan may rise potassium and HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) may lower it. Because of opposing effects potassium may stay stable/ normal. But net effect ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible colitis: Better to get checked by your physician to exclude any inflammatory bowel condition.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Usually yes: Most of the protein powders are safe. It is better to try high protein regular diet first. On rare occasions protein supplements. Check with your doc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: Good of pressure control is important for kidney function. It is better for BP to be more just around 130/80. Target blood pressure could be different ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: It is advisable to monitor moles for any changes - especially Asymmetry, border, color and diameter
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI or urethritis: Check with your doctor to rule out infection.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Several: Several possibilities including Parvovirus infection. Risk if recurrence depends on the cause. Has to be evaluated by an obstetrician and genetics e ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrocalcinosis: Technical term for thus condition is Nephrocalcinosis. There are several conditions possible. Most of the time needs follow up by kidney specialist an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: Please see a doctor or ED Best to a CT scan done as needed
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