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Why is kidney failure (which is associated with decreased gfr) associated with an increase in solute excretion per nephron?
Explanation: One of the roles of the kidney is to maintain solute balance and maintain a solute gradient via the counter-current mechanism in the loop of henle. It is the manner in which we reabsorb important substances and excrete waste. When you have kidney damage, the ability to maintain this gradient is upset, and thus solute loss can occur. ...Read more
Bilirubin is the potentially toxic product of heme metabolism. It is formed by breakdown of heme present in hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, catalase, peroxidase and tryptophan pyrrolase. Eighty percent of the daily bilirubin production comes from hemoglobin. It requires conversion to a water-soluble form before elimination from the body by ...Read more
Slightly elevated bilirubin (1.7) with elevated WBC (12.6) and RBC (5.35). History of ERCP and Gall bladder removal. Is this cause for concern?
I have a findings of nephrolitiases in left kidney with possible staghorn formation associated with mild pelvocaliectasia?
IS THERE: a question here???? Ask again Dr Z ...Read more
Am 19 with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis have a gall bladder sludge with inflammation in head of pancreatitis will this be reduces by medicines???
FAT FREE DIET/DRUGS&: you need to be on fat free diet,with small breakfast.frequent small meals and reduced calories Drugs like Actigail(Ursodiol) a gall stone solubilizing agent and another Chenodeoxycholic acid Last resort is Cholecystectomy as you have chronic pancreatitis Check your blood for triglycerides,calcium etc ...Read more
Is primary sclerosing cholangitis only associated with severe Ulcerative Colitis? Or is it associated with mild disease too?
With all UC: It is associated with UC regardless of how bad it is. That being said, you don't need to have UC to get PSC. ...Read more
My liver is normal in size, but with increased parenchymal echogenicity. Intra and extrahepatic duct are not dilated. common duct measures 1mm.
Dont: do too much dx or md visits unless u have ant sx ...Read more
Liver cancer patient now has high levels of Bilirubin resulting in Jaundice. Is there a way to bring down bilirubin levels by medication ?
I have a kidney stone but also have found Protein ketones bilirubin trace or small amounts. Is this caused by kidney stone?
Not most of it: A stone would not cause ketones and not much protein without causing bleeding. You need to take it up with your doctor, there may be a simple explanation, such as being starved may explain ketones. Regarding protein it is important to determine how much and go from there. ...Read more
Not likely: When a stone is bigger than 9mm there is less than a 25% chance of it passing. Yours is significantly larger. Talk to your doctor, based on the type, ultrasound waves to destroy, surgery to remove, or do nothing will likely be your options. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor my dad is having jaundice bilirubin level 18mg and stone in pancreas.when the bilirubin level will be reduced? Is that curable??
Biliary Tract stone: A stone near where the common bile duct drains the liver can block the flow of bile from the liver and lead to jaundice. These stones can be removed by a variety of methods. Assuming there is no hidden reason (like a tumor) for the blockage and assuming no complications from the surgical procedure, the condition is curable. Often the stone can be removed in a minimally invasive technique. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bilirubin levels very high. Direct bilirubin at9.8 and total bilirubin at 10 mg/dl. Assuming a gallbladder obstruction, an ERCP found no stones.
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