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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diet: A diet for someone with kidney disease should be low protei and low salt inluding potassium annd phosphorus.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low kidney function: It is not normal for someone your age to have low kidney function. More details are needed. Is this a chronic condition? Acute? Often medications, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
Waste of money: Safe or not there is nothing in this product you need to be taking. If you are eating a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetable and lean meats you are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe nothing: BUN and creatinine are meaningful only in the context of your overall health and body type. A very muscular man who eats a lot of meat will have both ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
CKD reasons: Stage 3 ckd, is a crcl or GFR of 30-59. It is very very common. The most common reasons are damage from high blood pressure, diabetes, nsaids, recurre ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diabetes, high BP: Common causes of kidney disease-diabetes, hypertension, kidney stones, blockage in the kidney and urinary system. Other disease- lupus, medications li ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Kidney problem: The colostomy is not the problem. The high creatinine is the issue. It indicates probable kidney failure. Follow your doctor's instructions. This may ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Short answer is yes through direct and indirect effects, such as anemia. Sometimes the condition known or unknown that is causing renal impairment may ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Work up: You need to be worked up to figure out the cause. It could a couple different things.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Some problems form overdose may come later in the course, so definitely get treated. I recommend calling the poison control number toll free and you ... Read More
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