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Dr. Michael Levine

Nephrology and Dialysis
NY
39 years experience

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Nephrology and Dialysis

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English

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Levine
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Mental changes: When the filtering/cleaning function of the kidneys acutely and dramatically declines toxins, acid, potassium, phosphate, and extracellular fluid accumulates leading to nausea, vomiting, mental confusion and lethargy, itching, decreased appetite, shortness of breath, palpitations due to abnormal heart rythms, chest pain due to inflammation of the heart lining, seizurez, coma, and eventually death.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Levine
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
I don't know: Your guess is as good as mine. I am board certified in kidney medicine/nephrology and not kidney beanology. Ask a nutritionist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Levine
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Could be many things: People often mistake flank pain for kidney disease, but kidney disease rarely manifests as chronic pain. Your pain could be due to benign problems with structures near the kidney such as muscle or bone. A more serious scenario would be a tumor of the kidney or of the adjacent structures such as a sarcoma. Imaging of the area with ct scan or ultrasound will be necessary to rule these out

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Levine is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Levine is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1982MD
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