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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidneys filter drugs: When Chronic kidney disease is diagnosed kidney function have already dwindled. One of the many functions of kidneys is to filters drugs and their met ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BP treatment: The treatment of essential hypertension is, reduction of weight, salt intake, stopping smoking, decrease of alcohol consumption and increased exercise ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Blood pressure: Low salt diet daily; avoid saturated fat foods; minimize animal protein to 30-40 grams per day. High intake of magnesium and potassium containing food ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It depends: I see that you have both polycystic kidney disease and an enthesopathy, the latter being an illness for which the nsaids are extremely valuable. I hav ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Ace inhibitors (like lisinopril) are the drug of choice. Caution must be used as the disease advances to avoid the risk of hyperkalemia (excess potass ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Advanced question: If resistance is seen with 2 classes of antibiotic drugs, an alternate antibiotic which e coli is sensitive to, will be chosen and the source of the i ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Safe for what?: Levofloxacin is safe enough to have been approved by fda but all drugs have (potential) side effects. It carries 2 black box warnings: one re tendinit ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Galperin
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Diabetes/hypertensio: Most common kidney disease are the one related to either diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension) or both
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: Chronic kidney disease is caused by many things. However, the top two causes are high blood pressure and diabetes. If you have any kidney disease, see ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
54 years experience Geriatrics
Diabetes: Diabetes, chronic infections and hypertension would top the list.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 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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