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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is difficult to answer in view of your several medical problems and continued tobacco use. The choice depends on many factors including the sever ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Wrong question: Do you mean kidney disease or something else???? This is not a symptom of kidney disease. Itching often accompanies severe kidney failure, defined pri ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Ask again: Abbreviations are very confusing which is why so many people use them. This acronym suggests kidney disease to me, in which case, the answer is no.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Ward
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes depends on diagn: Steroids help most childhood causes of nephrotic syndrome (heavy protein in urine), but adults are more problematic. Usually kidney biopsy and consult ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
CKD: There is no cure for CKD except kidney transplant and dialysis that will not cure but sustain life.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Catanzaro
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Avoid nsaids: Yes. Particularly if you take nsaids like motrinor alleve
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
14 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: on the cause of the CKD. For most people with stable CKD, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers are often prescri ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Misunderstanding?: Maybe I understand now. You've asked several questions. There are diabetes medicines that may have to be reduced as the kidneys fail, but that's becau ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Gonzalez Gamez
Specializes in General Practice
Control risk factors: Not all patients with 1st stage of CKD will develop into 5 th stage. It all depends on how well you control your own risk factors. Yes, diabetes and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Adjunct only: This is a traditional system of healing that's interesting but can't be expected to restore lost kidneys any more than it would enable you to grow new ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Complicated issue: The issue more complicated than can be addressed in 400 characters. Please consult this site for info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ ... Read More
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