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can diuretics cause kidney failure

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Cant tell: This is decided after a complete clinical exam and depends what kind of kidney problem is involved/.

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Blood clot?: If one leg is much worse than the other, and is red, and particularly if it is red and tender, you should be concerned that you a thrombus (blood clot ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Something changed: Either he had a big "dietary indiscretion" (salt-laden meal usually), or his kidney function has abruptly worsened, or possibly heart function has cha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but: The level of dehydration necessary to cause kidney failure relates to the diminished blood flow through the kidney.If it drops the blood pressure low ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Allopurinol: http://www.rxlist.com/zyloprim-drug/side-effects-interactions.htm Yes. especially if you have underlying renal disease. please discuss with your pres ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: No.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Iso-view is a type of IV contrast dye used for radiological studies. It can cause kidney failure in some instances. The risk factors are increased age ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Plenty: Some of the common ones are some over the counter pain killers, antibiotics like aminoglycosides, amphotericin b, chemotherapy drugs. Here is an artic ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Yes: Heart failure can cause decreased blood flow to the kidneys, causing decreased renal function. Renal failure can also exacerbate heart failure by incr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
Yes: The malaria parasite lives and divides in the red blood cells. In some forms of malaria, there are so many parasites that the red cells start getting ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Practically speaking, no.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Prostaglandins: Nsaids inhibit prostaglandins, the bad ones that cause inflammation but also the good ones that help make your stomach coating and help maintain good ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Multiple causes: Shock from any cause, auto-immune nephritis, bilaleral ureteral obstruction, drug toxicity, liver failure etc. See the site below for more info http ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Acute (sudden): Renal failure has three main causes. A sudden, serious drop in blood flow to the kidneys. Heavy blood loss, an injury, or a bad infection called sepsi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Liver and Kidney: Its a great question and complicated. The syndrome is called hepatorenal syndrome which is often because the amount of blood flow to the kidney is les ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
Swelling: Swelling in the intestinal wall. Some diuretics are better absorbed in this setting by mouth. If this fails then IV diuretics. Hope this helps.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Have not seen that: I have not seen herpes cause renal failure, but sometimes strange things can happen to an unlucky person with any disease. The medications to treat he ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Ross
Dr. Joel Ross answered
39 years experience Geriatrics
Very unlikely: The intestinal tree is not at all close to the urinary system in that it is highly unlikely constipation will lead to damaging of the urinary system.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Possible...: All life events are a one-way street of accumulation, modification, and continuation from inception to eternity. So. good/adequate personal & prof ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: Diabetes mellitus, the most common condition in adults leading to chronic renal failure, is an example that vigorous management can make a difference. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
PKD: Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) can cause both chronic and kidney failure. PKD is a progressive disease that can lead to end stage renal disease in mo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Side Effects: Ingesting creatinine causes water to be pulled into cells and when taken without a whole bunch of water for rehydration could easily cause acute renal ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal failure: Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters. Please go to this link to answer your question: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/kidney_failure/page ... Read More

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