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Dr. Adrian Baudy IV

Internal Medicine
New Orleans, LA
13 years experience male

Locations

Office

New Orleans, LA

Address

10800 Kinneil Rd, New Orleans, LA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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About

Bio

Nephrology and Hypertension fellow, ABIM Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Nephrology and Dialysis

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

111 Answers
99 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Could prog to kidney: It not treated there is the possibility of it spreading up from the bladder to the kidneys and causing a more serious type of UTI called pyleonephriti... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: Pain can be a symptom of something else. Depends on the duration, severity, and quality of your pain. Does it radiate? Is it associate? Any other symp... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Urochromes and : Middle molecules. These are substances that normally are filtered out by your kidney but not by the dialysis machine.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
See your doctor: You could have multiple reason that need to be worked out.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Nothing: There are false results after the test is read past the manufacturer's recommended time.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Associated: A review published in 2010 concluded that women with pcos had an elevated prevalence of Insulin resistance and type ii diabetes, even when controlling... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not Really: It is very unlikely for candidal vulovaginitis to progress to sepsis. In fact i couldn't find any case studies in the quick pubmed study that i did.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
See a doctor: You should see your doctor and get basic bloodwork and maybe imaging based in your examination.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: Dark urine could just be really concentrated, or at worst be a small amount of blood. In any case, you should have this checked out.
A member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Concentrated: This is the time of day when your urine is most concentrated. The reason for the smell could be dietary, could as be infection. See your physician for... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Maybe: Depends on how long the edema has been there, why, it is there, if there is any redness. Unilateral leg swelling with pain could be a sign of a DVT (b... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Need More Info: Your father has numbers that are concerning for pretty significant renal impairment. I can't comment completely without knowing the chronicity or symp... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: Heart failure, adrenal insufficiency, unstable cardiac arrthymias (abnormal rhythms), sepsis with septic shock, orthostatic hypoten, neurogenic shock,... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Usually not: Keflex isn't normally prescribed for uti, but Keflex is fairly safe in pregnancy (category. B) . I would again check with your doctor about the urine ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
A new TipTap: Do wash your hands and use hand sanitizer. Do cough/sneeze in a tissue or napkin, or even a sleeve.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes and no: Your alt is within normal limits, but your uric acid is elevated which means nothing if you're asymptomatic with no history of gout. Uric isn't is rec... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possibly: It could be your pravastatin, which is known to cause myopathy or muscle pain. You should let your doctor know and he can check your creatine kinase (... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Minimal: Most commonly constipation if you are otherwise healthy.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Multiple: Depending on which electrolyte. Potassium: too low can cause cramping, too high can cause fatal heart arrhythmia. Sodium: too low confusion, seizure... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
See your doctor: You need some testing and a work up to evaluate if the pain is really in your kidneys. It could be musculoskeletal. Kidney etiologies that cause pain ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
YES: The major stimuli to ADH (vasopressin) secretion are hyperosmolality and effective circulating volume depletion (hypotension).
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Besides the usual recommendations by the jnc7 (joint national committee), and possible the upcoming jnc8 (jnc2013) that ace inhibitors are effect as m... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
GFR < 15: Any patient with a GFR (glomerular filtration rate) of less than 15 or on permanent renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis) is... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: The average life expectancy is 5-7 years on average. Put young patients tend to leave longer than very old patients and healthier more compliant patie... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possibly: They likely have atn (acute tubular necrosis) from sepsis and septic shock, which does recover depending on if there was any kidney damage prior to th... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
With the help: Of your dietitian. You should talk to your local dietitian from your dialysis center. They can determine the best foods and regimens to start with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Should: In some adults, recurrent utis may cause scarring in the kidneys, which over time can lead to renal hypertension and eventual kidney failure. Recurren... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Some are: Your alkaline phos and alt are high, otherwise the other labs are within normal limits.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Clinic: There are a few clinics for uninsured patients, i would suggest seeing if you could walk in. If not most urgent care clinics will see for cash if you ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Varies: Flank pain can be a sign of more serious conditions such as pylonephritis (kidney infection) or other conditions (polycystic kidney disease, etc.). It... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possibly but unlikey: It's uncommon, but their are other non-bacterial causes of UTI like tb. But blood in the urine isn't specific for just uti, it could also be a sign of... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Likely kidney stones: Either kidney stones or are urinary tract infection that has spread to your kidney.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possibly: If your ctd had any CNS (brain or neurologic) involvement, then controlling the disease with mtx would improve those symptoms.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends on what you: Eat. Certain foods could change the pH and even the smell of your urine. If you have any other symptoms such as pain with urination or increased urge ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
PCP then Rheumatolog: You pcp can start the work up if you have a particular concert. Then a rheumatologist specializes in autoimmune diseases, but they would want a prelim... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Epididymis : Epididymis presents similar to that.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Multiple things: You can become uremic leading to pericarditis, nauseas/vomiting, altered mental status, and comatose. Also you can and likely will become hyperkalemia... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Dip it in urine cup: Dip the glucostix, chemstrip, or clinistix in a urine cup and read after 2 minutes (or manufacturer's recommendations).
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: It depends if the medications are renally excreted and if they are dialyzable. If they are renally excreted and not dialyzable then they hang around i... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Majority of the time it would show up on urinalysis.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not until evaluated: By your doctor. You should be re-access under the supervision of you doctor to make sure than you don't desaturate and become hypoxic.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
A high calcium diet: If you want to keep it simple a high calcium diet. If this is difficult to do, then calcium supplements would help. Not sure why calcium in general wi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Sometimes: Normally androstenedione and testosterone levels mirror each other as aromatase is the enzyme that converts each into its estrogen and estradiol, resp... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not get rid but: It can help with the pain. The citric acid and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) can help alkalinize the urine which may help with bladder spasms that ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not Really: Unless you have a source that is not taken care of, ie abscess. If you have source control and completely eradicate the causative organism, you should... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: If it is simple cyst nothing. Most cyst are benign and people develop then with age without any harmful effects. If the radiologist read this as compl... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Multiple things: There are many, many different causes of kidney disease. It could be medication related, due to dehydration, glomerulonephritis, interstitial nephriti... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: It is possible to continue pd after treatment for peritonitis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Normally not: Unlikely that a simple UTI would cuss anemia, but a chronic indolent UTI could possibly cause anemia of chronic inflammation. But again this is unlike... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Nothing: Your a young guy and if you don't have any other medical conditions and don't take any diuretics you are unlikely to have any issues. And you don't ne... Read More

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May 10, 2013
I recommend Dr. Baudy, He clearly has an exceptional knowledge of Internal Medicine. He is providing a valuable public service via Health Tap.
Sep 16, 2013
He provides thoughtful answers.
Good doctor.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! My family doc did a complete blood work and found I had low thyroid. Is that good enough or does he need more?
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! May you enjoy healthy peaceful and successful life. Thank you so much for helping me out.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have had labs done an mri and they can't figure it out, maybe more labs will help ty

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

TULANE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Louisiana - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Metairie, LA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Louisiana - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Tulane Medical Center
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