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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Would not: Amino acids (which citrulline is one of) are not safe for kidneys esp for long term use. It is enough to eat healthy and exercise like you are doing. ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: Based on all of the information you have provided, the answer remains yes; lisinopril is actually an excellent choice for hypertension in a patient wi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Singer
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lisinopril: Lisinopril is a good choice to manage hypertension and help preserve kidney function, especially if there is protein in the urine. Need to monitor pot ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
BUN and creatinine: Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and a serum creatinine are used to measure how effectively your kidneys are screening out those waste products from your bl ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Urinary : You don't describe what type of urinary symptoms you're having. Frequency with burning on urination may be due to urethritis which,in view of the nega ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not the key: Diet is far less important than just staying well hydrated after a kidney stone. There are specific measures depending on the composition of the stone ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Arbogast
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: It depends on if you other health problems that cause your kidneys not to work good because high potassium (k) can be caused from bad kidneys but it c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawad Qureshi
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
See a nephrologist: Blood pressure control, Low protein diet, avoid NSAIDs expect aspirin for cardio protection, weight loss if over weight, Low fat diet to control chole ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many factors: There is no easy answer to this question but it depend on the lavel of kidney failure, the rate of decline of the kidneys, age of patient, and presenc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrologist: Recovery depends on the cause, duration of the kidney failure. This is best managed by nephrologist. I recommend being evaluated by nephrologist.
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