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four phases of acute renal failure

A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Acute: severe dehydration, septic shock, heart failure, drug intoxication, severe blood loss. Chronic failure due to diabetes, hypertension, lupus, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
With treatment : Generally yes, but intervention must occur as early as possible. It does depend on the severity.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Swelling: Also fatigue and poor appetite. Vomiting and sluggishness. Itching is occasional. The symptoms are, as you may notice, not specific so lab tests are n ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Several: High potassium, fluid overload, metabolic acidosis, these problems can lead to heart failure, cardiac rythym disturbances and even death.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Renal failure: Acute renal failure: seen in a healthy person who develops an illness (e.g. hemolytic uremic syndrome [in children] or septic shock and multiple organ ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Acute renal failure: Failure means kidneys stopped completely. Insufficiency not completely gone but not normal.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Ask your doctor: You should be seeing a specialist called a nephrologist. They will explain it to you.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Acidosis: The simple answer is yes. However, the amount of acid has to be very high for that to happen. High amounts of acid in the blood interfere with many, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Length of time: Acute kidney failure happens rapidly likely in a period of hours to days. Most commonly, it occurs in hospitalized patient who have other medical prob ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Decrease urination: There are multiple signs of acute renal failure (arf). The first sign that must people realize is a decrease in urine output as well as noticeable sw ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Meds and Dehydration: Acute kidney failure occurs predominantly from newly prescribed medications like a diuretic (hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) or lasix) or from certain anti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Acute renal failure is a general term denoting kidneys not able to good enough to manage water and electrolytes due to acute conditions such as shocks ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many causes: Many potential causes of jaundice but not renal failure alone and haudice does not equate to liver failure causes and be meds, viral, infection, ga ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Renal failure: acute: normal a few days ago and not now. Chronic: been abnormal for some time.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Renal failure: A buildup of acid occurs in renal failure as the kidneys are central in acid-base balance and regulation. Acid is a byproduct of metabolism and the i ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No one can say: It's shorter than it ought to be. Focus on the positive - take all your meds religiously. Maintain good nutrition. Exercise daily to the extent you're ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Low urine output: Acute kidney failure results in low or no urine output, fluid overload, and hypertension.
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Lipase: The lipase level is usually elevated in acute pancreatitis, and usually not in chronic pancreatitis. It will usually remain elevated as long as the ac ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Stages: Chronic kidney disease can be staged based on creatinine clearance in 5 stages. End stage usually designates stage 5 of chronic kidney disease.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Yes: it is toxic in RF
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Unlikely: Of course it is important to know the dose and the route of the administration, but if you are talking about about severe diabetic ketoacidosis, thera ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends : Very low blood pressure sometimes hurts kidney function. The need for dialysis in the acute hospital setting is determined by complications of poor ki ... Read More

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