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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Many: Acute: severe dehydration, septic shock, heart failure, drug intoxication, severe blood loss. Chronic failure due to diabetes, hypertension, lupus, ... Read More
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Acute renal failure: This is when your kidneys abruptly stop working or greatly slow down in their ability to clean the blood of things that you body does not need..Many s ... Read More
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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
With treatment : Generally yes, but intervention must occur as early as possible. It does depend on the severity.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Swelling: Also fatigue and poor appetite. Vomiting and sluggishness. Itching is occasional. The symptoms are, as you may notice, not specific so lab tests are n ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
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49 years experience Pediatrics
Low urine output: Some common symptoms and signs of acute renal failure are low urine output (oliguria), edema, and high blood pressure.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Several: High potassium, fluid overload, metabolic acidosis, these problems can lead to heart failure, cardiac rythym disturbances and even death.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Cusano
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lidney Toxic meds: Otc meds that are often toxic are nsaids like Motrin alleve and Aspirin (not low dose). Antihistamine decongestants can cause urinary retention in men ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
ARF : Unable to clear out the products of metabolism that are normally filtered and excreted by your kidneys. This can be estimated by your BUN and creati ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Renal failure: Acute renal failure: seen in a healthy person who develops an illness (e.g. hemolytic uremic syndrome [in children] or septic shock and multiple organ ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Treating ARF: When used correctly and the underlying reason is also treated correctly, you cannot beat the combination of medical management of ARF along with prude ... Read More
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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Risk of bleed: Ffp has coagulation factors and is usually given to decrease the risk of bleeding. Some kidney diseases are also associated with abnrmalities in coagu ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Acute renal failure: Failure means kidneys stopped completely. Insufficiency not completely gone but not normal.

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