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Acute Glomerulonephritis Fluid Restriction
C3: A low c3 level with gn would point to an autoimmumme process that needs treatment. ...Read more
Changes in function: One of the defining features of glomerulonephritis is an alteration in the kidney function. One of the functions of the kidneys is to help regulate fluid balance. So if the kidneys are affected by glomerulonephritis, fluid balance may be compromised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Explain the general difference between acute glomerulonephritis and chronic glomerulonephritis. How is each treated?
Diagnosis: Acute glomerulonephritis means onset of kidney inflammation in days, so cause should be identified, treated , to recover renal function. Chronic means the problem existed for few weeks - months, still cause should be diagnosed, treated.Most often , both requires renal biopsy. ...Read more
Why does in acute glomerulonephritis , specific gravity &urine osmolality increase ?Shouldn't kidneys loss the ability to concentrate the urine?
Leakage of protein,,: This is likely due to the fact that there is failure of the basement membrane to contain large molecules like proteins, etc.. Also in some cases, oliguria can occur, which means anything in the urine can get concentrated even more than it should be. Proteinuria can be almost 3 g/day. ...Read more
How to diagnose Acute Glomerulonephritis and What is Treatment?
As my creatinine is increasing, have back pain and RBC in urine from last 3 months.
If I am on a fluid restriction and was brought a milkshake from mcdonalds. Is that fluid or solid?
Fluid: It would be included in your fluid allowance. ...Read more
Hi. The high BUN ratio seems to persist due to 80 mg lasix a day with metoprolol 100. Is the patient dehydrated at the fluid restriction? Any home technique to determine fluid retention in lungs? Patient lost 20 lbs frm 150 lbs in a month (no gain)
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