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Dr. Zohreh Soltani

Nephrology and Dialysis
Metairie, LA
10 years experience female

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Nephrology and Dialysis

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United States: Louisiana

Languages spoken

English

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28 Answers
15 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: Blood in the urine is an alarming finding. However it is not always a cause for serious concern, though it can sometimes point to a dangerous conditio... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: In medicine, blood in urine is the presence of red blood cells in the urine, ranging from trace blood to gross blood in urine. It may be benign, or ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: Iodine-131 has a radioactive decay half-life of about eight days.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
The answer is yes.: Yes! one of the main complication of chronic urinary retention is kidney damage. If urine backs up into the kidneys, permanent kidney damage can lead... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Kidney Infection:: A kidney infection (pyelonephritis) occurs when bacteria travels through the blood stream or through the urinary tract to cause an infection in the ki... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Most common:: Some medications have an elevated risk for harming the kidneys. In the worst case, the drug causes kidney failure, while in other cases, the kidneys ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well, : Transplantation has many advantages. It eliminates the need for dialysis and helps patients enjoy a life filled with more freedom, energy and producti... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: There are two types of arteriovenous fistulas, congenital and acquired. A congenital arteriovenous fistula is one that formed during fetal development... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: What specialist you need to see depends on what type of vasculitis you have. Specialists who treat vasculitis include: brain and nervous system ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: Kidney stone can cause of bloody urine but not vaginal bleeding.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: After pregnancy, incontinence problems can be because childbirth weakens the pelvic floor muscles, which can cause an overactive bladder. Childbirth ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well, : Glucose abnormalities, liver dysfunction and catheter related infection. Hyperglycemia (high blood glucose levels) or hypoglycemia (low blood glucose ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Some options: For some people, cutting back on or avoiding alcohol, caffeine or acidic foods; reducing liquid consumption; losing weight or increasing physical acti... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
See full answer: Pyelonephritis, kidney stone, kidney abscesses, kidney tumor, urinary obstruction, acute renal infarction, papillary necrosis, herpes zoster, pneumoni... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Yes: Combo use of Aggrenox and lisiopril may decrease antihypertensive efficacy of renal prostoglandin and may increase sodium and fluid retention.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: Kidney transplant success rates vary greatly across transplant centers. The average 5 year survival rate is 80-90%, .
A member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Kidney disease:: At stage 3, patients should see a nephrologist (a specialist in treating kidney disease). Patients should perform lab tests so dr. Can gather informat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Causes:: 1. Temporary rise in the levels of protein in urine include: cold exposure, fever, heat exposure, strenuous exercise 2. Persistently elevated l... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: Those can usually be sign of urinary tract infection and a doctor should be consulted to role out the other causes like pyelonephritis (kidney infecti... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well, : There are some reports that drinking of cranberry juice could help prevent bacteria from developing into an infection in the urinary tract.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
24 hr unrine protein: 24-hour urine protein measures the amount of protein excreted in urine over a 24-hour period. The collecting method is •on day 1, urinate into the to... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: The plasma half life of iodine is 2 hours. However, iodine media is cleared of body within 24 hours.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
No,: Urinary tract infection is not contagious through kissising.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: The ideal treatment of hepatorenal syndrome is liver transplantation; however, other alternative medical/ surgical therapies for patients with hrs unt... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Yes: One of the commen reactions of Aggrenox is palpitation.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: Treatment for urinary incontinence depends on the type of incontinence, the severity of the problem and the underlying cause. 1. Behavioral technique... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well, : An arteriovenous fistula is a disruption of the normal blood flow pattern. Normally, oxygenated blood flows to the tissue through arteries and capilla... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
Well,: A urine test checks different components of urine, a waste product made by the kidneys. A regular urine test may be done to help find the cause of sym... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Soltani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Soltani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Well appreciated
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This saved my life. Thank You!

Awards

Top Nephrologist, First Place, Louisiana - Summer
2013
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