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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Managing proteinuria: Proteinuria, protein in the urine, rarely has anything to do with dietary protein intake. The level of proteinuria usually indicates the level of acti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Protein: Protein in diet needs lowered in most renal patients.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Protein: Proteins are the main source of nitrogen in the diet.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: High protein or very high protein diets can cuse BUN to increase.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience Transplant Surgery
Gravity is working: If your mom is making only 1000 ml of urine in 24 hours, she is probably accumulating fluid in her body in between dialysis sessions. The fluid distri ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Renal failure: Your drug of choice is tylenol (acetaminophen), (acetaminophen) but too much tylenol (acetaminophen) may affect your liver
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Clofibrate: Clofibrate is a lipd lowering drug that is metabollized in the liver. Those metabolites are excreted in the kidney. When renal failure/insufficiency ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin Rafie
17 years experience Geriatrics
Hormone from kidneys: Hormone that stimulates blood production is made in kidneys.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Maybe: To give more accurate advice, i would need to know more about the exact cause of "early renal failure". Presuming this is not due to severe dehydrati ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
30% dx; 50% life: Around 30% at diagnosis and about 50% throughout disease course. However, this may be less given newer anti-myeloma agents (?).
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