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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: This would not cause a false pregnancy test and i can not think of any medications except for the medication used in the bhcg diet that would cause a ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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PKD: PKD will not cause a false positive pregnancy test. Medicines typically will not.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Screen sputum: You may have a bacterial illness such as bronchitis, pneumonia or a sinus infection. Your PCP may collect sputum, screen for Strep/influenza. COVID-1 ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Progressive disease: Patients with PCK disease often have cysts in the liver and pancreas. Sometimes, those cysts will bleed and cause pain; otherwise they are benign. P ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Polycystic kidney: Polycystic kidney is a genetic disease, inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. The kidney dominates with multiple cysts and organ enlargement. Cys ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Polycystic kidney disease is a inherited disease in which fluid filled cavities ranging from microscopic to larger sizes upto 10-15 cm occur in the ki ... Read More
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Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Polycystic kidneys : Inherited disease of the kidneys where cyst develop causing the kidneys to enlarge and eventually not function properly
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not cured: Other than by kidney transplant. Polycystic kidney disease is not universally fatal. Impaired kidney function can be controlled for a long time by die ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Cause- unknown: Exact etiology for PKD unknown. Some researchers swear that genetics plays a big role-- hence ADPKD and ARPKD ( autosomal dominant type and recessive ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Inherited disease: You inherit polycystic kidney disease, so it is reasonable to be evaluated if you have a parent with polycystic kidneys. Evaluation will likely inclu ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Hyde
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Genetic anomalies: Some medical conditions, including adult polycystic kidney disease, are carried in our genes and can be passed from parent to child. Generally, if one ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Genetics etc: Most common is autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, adpkd, 50 % of offspring will develop it. Much less common is infantile or autosomal rece ... Read More

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