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what are the effects of hypotension on the kidney

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Acute Injury: Hypotension or low blood pressure can cause underperfusion of the kidney leading to acute kidney injury or acute tubular necrosis. Speak with your phy ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
IF there is: Obstruction this is a high risk situation for development of infection. A serious infection could cause low blood pressure. The other possibility is ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Nobody can diagnose or treat you except your physician, but what you describe is both all-too-common and poses an immediate threat to health and life.
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes!: Orthostatic hypotension can be a sign of volume depletion ("dehydration"). You should see your doctor and hold off on exforge (amlodipine and valsart ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience Cardiology
Big but preventable: Uncontrolled hypertension slowly damages kidneys and is a leading cause of kidney disease. An early sign is spillage of protein into the urine and lat ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
End stage disease : High blood pressure makes the heart work harder and over time, can damage blood vessels throughout the body. If the blood vessels in the kidneys are d ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Different things...: Steroids can cause high blood pressure. It can cause water retention and worsen congestive heart failure in moderate to high doses. Rarely high dose ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Remodeling: The answer is far more complex than 400 characters allow. Heart failure causes an overload of adrenaline-like compounds that make the heart change sh ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shoemaker
39 years experience General Practice
Weight Loss: Hypermetabolism, or increased metabolic rate, means you are burning more calories than you are taking in. This may be due to exercise, hyperthyroidis ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Vanderbrook
21 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple: Amiodarone is associated with multiple side effects including nausea,vomiting, constipation, even pancreatitis. See your doctor if you have any persis ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Inflamation of the lining causing bleeding, ulcers, occasional malabsortion. It there is liver disease, there may be swelling of certain blood vessel ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Primarily Dizziness: The brain requires a certain amount blood pressure in order to function. When blood pressure falls, neurologic symptoms are the first to appear. Sym ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Ususally none: In high doses it can be associated with nausea. Toxicity can be detected by checking a blood "digoxin level." the potassium and magnesium and kidney ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yo-El Ju
Dr. Yo-El Ju answered
15 years experience Neurology
Varies: If encephalitis spreads to the hypothalamus it is hard to predict, because there are many nuclei or "centers" in the hypothalamus that do very differe ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Kibrick
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cocaine is dangerous: Cocaine (either snorted as powder or smoked as crack) produces a powerful high, that users describe as very pleasurable. It has multiple effects on t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Androgens: I presume you are a man. Androgens should only be prescribed if your testosterone is low. Before prescribing your doctor will also order a set of labs ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Variable: If you are severely anemic then it could affect the baby's growth. If you are mildly anemic then your iron stores will become depleted because the ba ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Neuronal physiology: read this for lots of information: http://www.benbest.com/science/anatmind/anatmd1.html
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Manny: Depending on the degree of dehydration effects can be multiple. Fatigue, dizziness, low energy, passing out, loss of urine output are among them.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Dry cough: Benazepril is an ace inhibitor type of blood pressure lowering medication. This class is most famous for a potential side effect of dry nagging tickli ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience Endocrinology
Increase BP: These hormones will all tend to increase blood pressure, with Epinephrine having the most marked effect and erythropoetin the smallest. The effects wi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Maybe muscle spasm: Patients with osteoporosis who have fractures of the vertebrae may have chronic muscle spasm surrounding the fracture area due to the abnormal structu ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney side effects: V has a renal protective effect on patients who have proteinuria (p) as it reduces it. A increases blood flow (ibf) to the kidney and can cause, becau ... Read More
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