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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Many things involved: It sounds like you are dealing with a complicated situation. It is possible to recover from complicated medical problems, but much depends on the indi ... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Good health: Kidney disease often results from hypertension, diabetes, hi cholesterol, but can be related to less common illnesses like lupus as well. The best app ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: A specific group of e. Coli (ehec-enterohemorrrhagic e. Coli) is responsible for acute renal failure, known as hemolytic uremic syndrome(hus), followi ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
None, if it is mild: Kidney failure can be acute(sudden in onset...In a matte rof days) or chrionic...Years in the making. Most people will feel unwell with low energy, f ... Read More
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A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not necessarily: The shrinking of the kidney can lead to decreased kidney function (kidney failure) but there are two kidneys and if one decreased function the oth ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Sick: Doesn't sound good what do you want to know?
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bates Moses
21 years experience Palliative Care
Unknown: It sounds like you a reporting lung failure after a double-lung transplant? Lung failure (or respiratory failure as commonly known in the field) can ... Read More
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Many: Fatigue, anemia, fluid retention, lower extremity swelling/edema, all the way to confusion, coma, or cardiac arrhythmias due to electrolyte imbalance.
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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 member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not always: Chronic kidney failure is generally irreversible whereas acute renal failure can sometimes be adequately treated and reversed, e.g., hemolytic-uremic ... Read More
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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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
It can: All idodinated contrast agents used for radiographs can cause kidney injury. The risk is proportional to your level of renal function and they should ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
If not: Treated appropriately, kidney stones can damage your kidneys severely.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: No.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Transplant: Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis or fsgs has recurrence rate of 10 % after transplant. You can get another transplant and decrease rate of recurrenc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
It can: If it causes severe generalized infection (sepsis) and leads to multisystem organ failure from this.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
34 years experience Critical Care
Renal Replacement Th: Dialysis is one of the treatments for metabolic acidosis. Depending on the cause as well as the other medical problems and type of the acidosis, corr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: Although dialysis is a very important tool in the treatment of kidney(renal) failure; not everyone needs to undergo it. It is usually reserved for th ... Read More
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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 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
20-40%: About 40% of type 1 diabetes patients with kidney disease will develop kidney failure within 20 years without strict blood pressure and glucose contro ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kendrick
43 years experience General Practice
Renal filtration : The renal tubules are effected adversely with thiazides , preventing distal resorption of sodium and water , thus aggravating the renal clearance of B ... Read More
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