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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Chem panel: Hi, I don't see a reason for concern in your results, your kidney function is just fine, your Potassium slightly high which could be 2/2 diet and dehy ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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May be...: The depicted scenario leads one to think: kidney damage, drug misuse / side effects, internal bleeding to gi-tract, etc. If no dehydration. So, ask an ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hydration: The ratio of BUN to creatinine suggests that you were not properly hydrated when the blood was taken for the test. As and when you repeat the test, ma ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: The labs appear normal. The pottassium level is slightly on the higher side but in the normal range.The GFR is the better way to judge kidney function ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Your heart condition may be affecting your kidneys. The electrolytes may also indicate fluid retention secondary to your heart condition. I would sug ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Potassium not: Creatinine. Plant foods have potassium, creatinine is a waste product of muscle metabolism.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Consider dialysis: Symptoms suggesting dialysis are lethargy, concentration issues, tremors, nausea, vomiting, anorexia and weight loss. At your level of function dial ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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HYDRATE!!!: Force fluids: Electrolytes rich 8-10 8 oz. glasses of Powerade, G, Vitamin water, Pedialyte and sugar water. Call physician for protracted vomiting. ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: If she is not under the care of a nephrologist, she needs to be; a creatinine level of 8.57 signals that the kidneys are essentially nonfunctional at ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Renal failure: The numbers suggest renal failure . You need to discuss with physician urgently there are reversible forms of renal failure. Removal of medications, d ... Read More

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