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Can You Use Marijuana To Treat Post Kidney Transplants With Ongoing Nausea
Absolutely Not: Marijuana is not safe in post transplant patients as it may interact with many of the anti rejection medications and alter their levels. Consuming marijuana will also disqualify you from getting another transplant in the future if this one fails. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more
Treatment with infliximab might interfere with future transplant drugs ? Or leads to important change in antibodies: hard to get a kidney transplant?
If one uses gabapentin for chronic anxiety/ and or depression , how long will they need to use it to treat it fully, can this drug be used longterm ?
Consult prescriber: Gabapentin has limited general utility for anxiety but when it works for an individual it is welcome relief. Medication requires careful monitoring with your prescriber as any response may diminish over time. It is best to combine with therapy and daily living habits for nutrition, sleep, exercise, and overall wellness. Learn anxiety & stress reduction strategies & fill your life with positive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Chronic Pancreatitis cause miscarriage?What are some possible complications with pregnancy?Symptoms of needing to go to doctor?Also Gastroparesis.
Need more info: To fully answer these questions more information is required such a blood counts and background history and the answers will be in depth. Please either discuss this with your obgyn or consult one of us on healthtap. Also doxycycline is not recommended during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, stop doxycycline ...Read more
Does having polycystic kidney disease and using medicinal marijuana to alleviate pain, cause problems with the kidneys?
Polycystic kidneys: Pain is not usually assciated with polycystic kidneys, but if you are smoking pot for some other kind of pain, i dont feel it will contribute to your kidney problem, whiach can cause hypertension and renal failure. But you should me under medical care and if possible avoid smoking marijuan, as it has other harmful effects on the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Question for MDs that have actually treated a patient with POTS: what intervention did you see the best results from for symptom management? Symptoms: Fatigue, Brain fog, Memory Recall, Exercise Intolerance, Occasional Swallowing/breathing issues;
Why flomax (tamsulosin) needed for LIFETIME in chronic non bacterial Prostatitis, any OTHER Treatment? How can i urine fully well without this medicine in future?
How chronic liver disease delevop ? And how long of using antivirus in patient with chronic liver disease? Thanks you very much doctor!
How would you treat a patient with possible chronic respiratory disease who present with 1 day hx congestion,clear sputum, afebrile, no SOB, or rales?
Agree with Dr Gupta: ...with comments: need to determine any cause of chronic respiratory disease (asthma? copd?). Asthma can certainly be exacerbated by environmental allergies, which can also trigger allergic rhinitis (nasal itching/congestion, sneezing, drainage). Both cause cough. As an initial test, blood tests for allergies poorly predict allergy sensitivity compared to skin testing and symptom history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: There are a number of factors that determine the outcome. The number of stones, underlying kidney disease, size of stones or whether there is obstruction, cause of kidney stones, are some pertinent factors. Non-symptomatic stones might not need treatment, but u should see a nephrologist to focus on the prevention http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/can-kidney-stones-cause-kidney-disease.H. ...Read more
What medication can one use for gout, if you have porphyria? As you can't use any anti inflamatory meds with porphyria... Please help
How would you treat a patient with fibromyagia who is either allergic to all meds used to treat it or has suicidal ideation's with tricyclic ad's?
Homeopathy: If there has been this much sensitivity to pharmaceutical medications, i would suggest an assessment to see whether classical homeopathy might be of use. Some controlled studies show benefit, including http://tinyurl.Com/mh5byko the homeopath must be experienced to take the case ;select appropriate homeopathic medicines. Also acupuncture, nutritional interventions, and exercise can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i improve kidney health for better . ( by alternatives and healthy food )especially if the problem due to accident with epileptic seizures.
Possibly: We don't know your age or your kidney function. If the kidney function is normal, then no. If it is abnormal, it is possible that some patients might benefit from a diet that provides the rdi for protein intake or if you are followed by a nephrologist, a lower protein diet could be used. Use of drugs like Ibuprofen regularly can cause kidney damage. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello. What are the safest antibiotics for use by seniors with congestive heart failure taking blood thinner medication? As an example, if a patient had a bladder infection, which antibiotics are least likely to have an adverse reaction with blood pressu
Anyone with experiences using Marinol in teens with chronic headaches and chronic nausea, that hasn't responded to the usual medications?
Ok: In general there is no high or serious side effects if Marinol is kept under 20 mg per day in divided doses but THC and other psychotropics are best avoided in brains still developing. I probably would first require a psychological evaluation to assure the patients headaches are not part of suppressed anger/rage. If smoking cannabis helped I would anticipate he has elements of PTSD. ...Read more
Why is out ok for cancer patients to get help with chronic pain with narcotics for a long timebut not people with chronic painful diseases? A Dr posted that on here one
How can you treat chronic organic poatstroke anxiety and depression if the patient suffers from urinary retention?
Anxiety & Depression: need to be treated by learning strategies to manage those conditions. A clinical psychologist can be helpful w/that. A urologist can help w/the urine retention. The doc can use several methods, e.g., a catheter or teach the person to self-cath when needing to urinate. Peace and good health. Get together a plan of action and work on each part of the situation. Progress in any area helps. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen): If you have kidney disease, nsaids like alleve and Advil can further worsen your kidney disease or increase your blood pressure. Therefore these medicines should be avoided in patients with ckd. If you have pain, tylenol (acetaminophen) would be your safest option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doctor can you tell me Abilify (aripiprazole) medicine with 15mg can use or can't use for the heart disease nerve ?
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
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