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Dr. Donna Hanes

Nephrology and Dialysis
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Nephrology and Dialysis

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English

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Minor infection: Leukocytes (white blood cells) in the urine often indicate an infection of the genito-urinary tract. They release an enzyme called leukocyte esterase.... Read More
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Ignore: Eats lots of bananas (they provide 1 meq/inch of potassium) , tomatoes and potatoes.
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Ignore: Drink at least 2 liters of water every day. It cuts the rate of recurrent stones in half, it is free.
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Genitourinary infect: If this only happens one time, you should be treated with an antibiotic for a urine infection which is indicated by the leukocytes. Protein can occur ... Read More
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Ice then immobilize: Foot sprains usually respond best to ice compresses for 20 minutes every hour for the 1st 24 hours after the injury. Thereafter, it is best to immobil... Read More
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Up to 150 mg per day: Normal people can excrete up to 150 mg per day. This will increase with exercise and upright posture, but 15 mg per day is small and no reason to worr... Read More
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Vaseline: Get yourself a foot scrubber for about $1 at any drug store. Then soak your feet in warm water, avoid soaps because they dry skin. Immediately after d... Read More
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Ignore: Ask what medications you are taking that can cause it. Most commonly, it will be diuretics.
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A kidney biopsy: People with persistent hematuria require a kidney biopsy to reveal the underlying cause. Only with tissue can we offer you a definitive diagnosis. You... Read More
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Pancreatitis: The pain you are describing is classic for acute pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas gland). This should be evaluated immediately with a blood ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hanes is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hanes is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your tip made me feel good! Thanks :)
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