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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Lithium & kidneys: Lithium can cause kidney damage after a period of time, which is why doctors follow kidney function closely when patients are taking it (also thyroid, ... Read More
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Dr. Eduardo Haddad
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diuretic: Manitol is a sugar like substance which is filtered by the kidney and not reabsorved like glucose would so it remains in the kidney tubules and it act ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes normal...: Yes they are normal....
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Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal size: The renal length varies with height and weight and decreases slowly with age. Right kidney is usually slightly smaller than the Left. Normal size rang ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Possibly: It depends on the degree of restriction.It takes only 10% of one kidney to maintain adequate kidney function, but its never a good idea to lose a kidn ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
?Reduce function: Narrowing of the ureter can be congenital at either end, ureterovesical or ureteropelvic junction obstructions. Narrowing can occur after passage or r ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: A patient on long-term dialysis can survive without any available renal function, i.e., even without kidneys although zero-functioning kidneys may sti ... Read More
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Dr. Ali Saberi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: That would be the reason to get on dialysis as the kidneys are not clearing out the toxins, so the dialysis machine does that. 2 types of dialysis-PD& ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many possible causes: There are many different reasons why one may have suboptimal kidney function. In industrialized countries, many people suffer from diabetes and hyper ... Read More
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Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
17 years experience Urology
Cr: The most common blood test to evaluate kidney function is called creatinine. It is usually abbreviated as cr.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
KIDNEY FUNCTION: Has atendency to deteriorate with aging, diabetes just makes it happen a lot sooner, and at a rate much quicker than aging alone. The kidneys are very ... Read More

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