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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Anemia: What kind of anemia do you have, if you have renal insufficiency, that itself may be the cause for anemia. Aplastic anemia is emergency situation, I d ... Read More
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: General causes of anemia broken down to 3 main causes. Blood loss, decreased red blood cells being made, red cells being destroyed. Red cell induces, ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Neither: What an odd question. Medications? The overwhelming likelihood is that the diabetes caused the problem. Twynsta (and furosemide too, really) is actual ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
It may vary: The suggested dose may vary but when doses which exceed 80 mg/day are given for prolonged periods, careful clinical observation and laboratory monitor ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Need more info: Lasix (furosemide) doesn't cause anemia-there is another cause. To know the cause of CHF, must know condition of the valves, diastolic function (deter ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
No obstruction: The Lasix (furosemide) renal scan you had is good for differentiating a dilated collectong system from true obstruction. Sometimes urine will not cle ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Several meanings: Several reasons for not receiving Lasix (furosemide) during mag3 scan. The first reason is that there was no stasis in kidney and Lasix (furosemide) w ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Follow MD advice : You already have kidney problems and should be monitored by a kidney specialist. Follow their advice closely rather then trying to treat yourself. Wha ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Cannot say: without an exam, I can only give general information. and it would depend on the overall labs in the past, use of aspirin like drugs, what other drugs ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
OK: Lasix (furosemide) is useful to manage the fluid overload and edema that go with kidney disease. It will also help keep potassium controlled and acido ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Lasix (furosemide): The use of Lasix (furosemide) needs to be monitored in a ll who use it. It can be used looming term if monitored and not causing problems.

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