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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on problem: Diet restriction depends on the problem. Chronic kidney disease- usually sodium, potassium, and some protein restriction; possibly phosphorus restric ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Low salt & protein: Low salt is healthy for all and especially for calcium kidney stone formers. Modest protein intake, i.e. Avoid those 32oz steaks, avoids "overworking" ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Kidneys: One often does not feel any kidney symptoms. Kidney disease is discovered in blood tests usually.
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Asymptomatic: Apart from kidney stones or sources of bleeding, kidney disease is largely asymptomatic. You can ask your doctor to screen you for diabetes, hyperten ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: Short stature in and of itself is not associated with kidney problems in general.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very much so: Children can be born with congenital kidney problems of various dgerees of severity & can develop kiney problems as small children. Children can have ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney proble ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Symptoms of CKD.: The problems of chronic kidney disease (ckd) seen by patients depends on the stage of CKD they have. Patients with stage 1-2, may have no problems the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lifestyle choices: Depends on cause. If from meds, may need to change. If from diabetes or hypertension work to control those diseases. If poor blood flow from blockage ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney proble ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
More specific: Please be more specific - give more symptoms that the child is experiencing.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Lee
Dr. Brian Lee answered
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Flank: Usually low back, just behind the bottom border of the rib cage.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See a doc: And get your kidney numbers checked. Here is a comprehensive article on how physicians check for kidney disease: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org ... Read More
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