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Dr. Sreya Pallath

Nephrology and Dialysis
Oak Lawn, IL
23 years experience

Locations

Office

Oak Lawn, IL

Address

4542 W 95th St, Oak Lawn, IL
Directions

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Specialties
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Nephrology and Dialysis

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Cleans blood: Fluid is infused into the abdomen. The fluid is separated from the abdominal organs by the peritoneal membrane. Toxins that build up in the blood will... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Exercise: Maintain a healthy lifestyle with low fat food, low salt diet. Avoid excessive weight gain. Stay well hydrated. If you have diabetes or high blood pre... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Yes: A severe blood infection can cause damage to multiple organs including the kidney. The kidney damage is often caused by low blood pressure, and is typ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Easy to do: Peritoneal dialysis is the one form of home dialysis. It is easier to learn than home hemodialysis. There is no direct exposure to blood. It can often... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Yes: Stopping diuretics may worsen heart failure, high blood pressure, leg swelling and cause fluid in your lungs. There may be a few indications to hold y... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Plan ahead: You will need to bring a lot of your supplies with you while you travel. This can be quite heavy and bulky, especially the peritoneal dialysis fluid b... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Low phosphorus: People on dialysis generally need to limit salt intake to avoid swelling. Also you may need to avoid foods high in phosphorus and potassium. Examples ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Bacteria in urine: A urinary tract infection (or uti) is the presence of bacteria in your urine. Urine is typically sterile and should have no bacteria. Typical UTI symp... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Pain with urination : Burning while urinating, frequent urination or more difficulty urinating, incontinence, fever. Symptoms of more severe infection include weakness, diz... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sreya Pallath
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Not blunt trauma: A physical hit to the kidney, such as during contact sports should not worsen kidney disease due to diabetes. Diabetic nephropathy is accelerated most... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pallath is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pallath is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rush Medical College, IL
Graduated 1999MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Blue Island Region, IL - Summer
2013
Top Nephrologist, Second Place, Illinois - Summer
2013
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