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stage 1 or 2 chronic kidney disease

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Serum creatinine: See your doctor to get a blood test for serum creatinine and urine examination.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and No: In the usa, we have one of the best medical systems in the world. This pregnancy would be high risk and could threaten you and the baby's life. I wo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
History ...: History and serial review of lab to verify the course and sequence of events will surely know if kidney disease is acute or chronic. In expert's h ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: One cannot make another person's kidneys fail by which-craft. It is possible to give someone chemicals that would damage the kidneys, however, I doubt ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: Stage 1 kidney disease is normal renal function. There is no cure other than to not do damage to your kidneys with toxins or medications.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
What is Creatinine: Chronic renal disease is separated into stages, but these are determined by the level of creatinine clearance, and BUN levels. So, if you have worse k ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Kidney ds/more info: It is difficult to determine from the information provided. Stage 4 kidney disease is severe but most forms of chronic bronchitis can be managed.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Chronic bronchitis: Well- I came up with the answer because breathing is quintessential for life. Not that kidneys are any less important but your question was what could ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Hamner
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on severity: Neither disease is fatal if they are stable. However, stage 4 kidney disease tends to worsen to stage 5 disease which can be fatal. The worsening bron ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Depend: Both diseases could be fatal depending on patient has other medical conditions or not because it involving two vital organs - lung and kidney. You wil ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Eventually: Kidney function is calculated using a formula which contains your age. As you get older your kidney "function" declines as a result. Stage 2 "disease ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No time frame: There is no specific duration for any stage of ckd. It may stay in the same stage for a long time or progress rapidly. Disease progression usually dep ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
It's variable.: Stage 4 means cirrhosis. Grade 2 means there is inflammation in the liver. Survival is greatly improved it the hepatitis B is treated - there are me ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal disease: Chronic renal parenchymal (P) disease refers to damage to the renal parenchyma, as opposed to the renal blood vessels. Before this condition can be tr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It varies: Most cases of kidney failure caused by one of the blood cancers are reversible if detected early and treated promptly. But your biopsy indicates this ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donna Childress
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluid retention: With progressive renal dysfunction, kidneys lose the ability to regulate salt and water balance. This can cause fluid retention & present as swell ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, but how soon : Depends on the cause of these diseases. Oesophagitis due to disseminated herpes infection in a person with late stage kidney failure would be a bad si ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: It depends on the severity of each disease. Psoriatic would be considered the most benign.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sometimes: Rai stage 0 cll infrequently progresses to higher-stage disease. The median survival is at least 130 months as reported in 2009: http://asheducation ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney disease: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) cannot be cured, it can be managed. There are various stages of CKD and many causes of it. Some CKD is due to diseases th ... Read More
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A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Poor: This is high stage disease with a poor prognosis.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: The diet/medications that we use for people with stage 3 CKD can cause constipation. Use of metamucil or its generic equivalent is generally all that' ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunate: Some palliation is possible in some cases to relive biliary obstruction by endoscopic stenting

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