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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
ESRD prevention: The answer to your question is too long to explain here. Go to this link and get a full explanation of ESRD's causes. To prevent it, treat hypertensio ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hale
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
PTH, Phos; Dry skin: If the PTH level or the phosphorus levels are high, this can cause severe itching. Also since patients on dialysis tend to be dehydrated, the skin ca ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
End stage renal : End stage renal disease, term used for patients with kidney disease needing dialysis on a long term basis.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
ESRD: Yes, transplantation fixes esrd. Otherwise, there are no cures for end stage renal disease. In rare cases, acute kidney injury can last for prolonged ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Renal replacement: End Stage Renal Disease means that your kidneys are functioning only minimally, and if no treatment occurs, a person will die. Fortunately, there are ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Esrd short of end stage renal disease, is detected by measuring serum creatinine levels which reflect the kidneys ability to get rid of waste from the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Esrd is short for end stage kidney disease. Loss of renal function leads to accumulation of waste from the body, called uremia. Early uremic symptoms ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
EDRD: End stage renal disease (ESRD) = final stage of chronic kidney disease.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
When kidneys fail...: Esrd is a term that is indicative of kidney failure that is severe enough to require either dialysis or transplant to prevent death. It has its roots ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
There are several: And they include good BP control, hemoglobin levels, bone health, electrolyte balance and fluid regulation.
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