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Azotemia Vs Uremia
AZOTEMIA is the:
Early stage while uremia/ kidney failure is the end stage of kidney disease.
In the former, the condition can be caused by dehydration, medication side effect, insufficient water intake, certain medical conditions etc while the latter is caused/ contributed by uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, liver disease, extreme shock, sepsis/blood infection etc rx-. Hemodialysis and/or kidney transplant. ...Read more
Almost synonyms.: Both words refer to what happens when the kidneys fail to function fully and urea, creatinine, and other nitrogenous waste products build up in the blood. Uremia refers mainly to urea, so it is considered less precise. Azotemia comes from the greek root azote or nitrogen, and describes an excess of nitrogen-containing compounds in the blood. ...Read more
Here are some...: Known to us, any life event does always display itself on its pattern of full spectrum. Likewise, kidney failure runs its course from its early stage to its ending. At its early stage, a trend of slowly rising in blood urea nitrogen and serum creatinine may emerge without systemic symptoms, in which it is called prerenal azotemia. As renal failure worsens, systemic Sx appears. .. uremia comes. ...Read more
Here are some...: These 2 terms present the pattern of the beginning and ending of kidney functional impairment. Azotemia is suspected at finding elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN) which indirectly suggested intake of exogenous nitrogen - protein, and appears at the time of insufficient or dysfunctional filtering of blood..., & uremia occurs at the end of renal damage for which dialysis is needed. More? Ask doctor ...Read more
Please help to. ..: Please help clarify what is "curb 65" so I may be able to answer this Q to the point. Uremia is a term denoting patients with renal failure have significant chronic systemic effects resulting from deranging fluid, electrolyte, vitamin-D and RBC-related malfunctions. More? Ask your nephrologist timely or contact me and I can help. ...Read more
Uremia treatment: Uremia can be treated by dialysis, either peritoneal (P) dialysis or hemodialysis (H). If a patient is on P or H, having a successful kidney transplant can cure the patient's uremia and allow the patient to stop dialysis. ...Read more
Here are some...: Uremia is referred to high blood urea due to poor excretion from kidneys - called renal failure, and ammonemia is referred to high blood ammonia due to liver not good enough to process it leading to hepatic comma usually related to chronic hepatitis B or C or cirrhosis of liver. More? Ask your doctors timely. ...Read more
Uremia is high blood urea.
Uremic syndrome is the constellation of symptoms that come from having too much urea in the blood.
The higher the urea the more manifestations of the syndrome you will have. Uremic frost is found only when it is very high. ...Read more
Banana & uremia: Uremic patients usually have very poor appetite. The question is not really whether they could eat bananas but what problems bananas can cause in uremic patients. Bananas are high in potassium and patients who are uremic will likely have difficulty excreting potassium from the body. High blood potassium can lead to irregular heart rhythms which can cause lead to a life-threating situation. ...Read more
See below: Both can cause Metabolic Encephalopathies, or brain dysfunction. Uremia due to kidney failure, hepatitis due to liver failure. The pathways and toxicity are respectively different but the net effect on brain may be very similar. Clinicians can easily distinguish the two entities. ...Read more