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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal failure: If you are taking about end stage renal disease i.e. In patients needing to start dialysis, some symptoms are nausea, vomiting, lethargy, anorexia, bl ... Read More

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Options: There are lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, diet, exercise that could improve your cholesterol levels. Discuss it with your physician. Depe ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Simavastin use : You should speak to the physician (p) who put you on Simvastatin (s) about your concerns. The p who placed you on s knows you, and your lab data best ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Ask your doctor!: Subsequent clinical follow-up and laboratory monitoring should be conducted through the prescribing and ordering doctor or some surrogate in the Team ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Doc trying to help: Your doc is trying to control your blood sugar. Metformin can cause kidney problems in people who already have an underlying kidney condition, but mo ... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Another antibiotic?: Keflex, as a penicillin type antibiotic, has little activity vs e.Coli, a bug with no cell wall. I'd rely on a culture and sensitivity to find best an ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
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38 years experience General Surgery
Assuming : Assuming that your mother did not have chronic renal disease going into surgery, then the prognosis for recovery of kidney function will depend on the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience Transplant Surgery
Silver linings: Hard to believe today because of all the care options available, but kidney failure used to be universally fatal. With good care and excellent cooper ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Low sodium important: Low sodium, moderate protein restriction, avoid cola like drinks. I advanced chronic kidney disease may need to avoid foods high in phosphorus and pot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Ask your doctor.: It just depends how severe the kidney disease is, and what your other medical problems are. Just ask your doctor-- he/she will let you know if you ne ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Managing proteinuria: Proteinuria, protein in the urine, rarely has anything to do with dietary protein intake. The level of proteinuria usually indicates the level of acti ... Read More
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