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HOW DO I KNOW IM IN KIDNEY FAILURE

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Vague: Kidney failure is notorious for causing very vague nebulous symptoms sometimes like, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, metallic taste in ... Read More
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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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
GFR: Kidney function is the determinant of stage of kidney failure. The GFR can be dteremined by measuring serum creatinine and using a formula to determin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Get info on YOU!: Symptoms of kidney failure are pretty vague at first, including fatigue! (who doesn't get that from time to time?) the important thing is to learn the ... 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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Premature conclusion: While a BUN/Cr of 29 is a little high (> 20, which is what is expected), by itself it does not mean kidney failure. The measurements could have bee ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Kidney Failure: The most common sign of kidney failure is fatigue. As it progresses uremia can develop which can cause confusion. Generally, alcohol abuse causes ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No flawless meds: During & after development of any approved med,they collect/monitor reported adverse symptoms or events experienced during use.When /if these are ... Read More
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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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