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Dr. Keith Klein

Nephrology and Dialysis
Ehrenberg, AZ
51 years experience

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Nephrology and Dialysis

Languages spoken

English

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Danger: With rapid weight loss there is a risk of low potassium and sudden death has been associated with this. That is why it is strongly recommended if you... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Medications: If you don't have kidney disease, most likely cause is taking certain medications that interfere with potassium secretion by the kidney. These includ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Dialysis: This is usually caused by your "dry weight' being set too low. Alternatively you may have excessive weight gain between dialysis sessions. The other... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Uric acid: Depends on how high, if you have kidney stones or gout. If so, then you need to take medication. If you have a diet high in organ meats such as liv... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Dialysis cramps: You are either drinking too much liquid betwen dialysis treatments and coming way over your dry weight or your dry weight is set too low. Also, if yo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Urine: This is a normal response of a well functioning kidney to dehydration. There is a very rare disorder that can cause it due to elevated levels of anti... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Polyuria: Chronic renal disease causes a defect in the kidney's ability to conserve water (urine) so you urinate more. Acute renal failure is usually more rapi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Many years: Depends.. If from living donor, about 90% last five years, 75% last about ten years and nowadays, more and more last more than 20 years if from deceas... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
Bone loss: Braces are usually used in young people who are growing and their should never be bone loss in that age group. If that is the case, then further inve... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
Nephrology and Dialysis 51 years experience
No harm: The only medication that will cause this is Pyridium (phenazopyridine) and it will not interfere with any of the tests that need to be done.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Klein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Klein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1971MD
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