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Bk Virus Nephropathy
My daughter is 87 days post her cord blood transplant she has hadcmv virus and bk virus both which has caused her to have nausea and vomiti can't eat?
Sir I am suffering with bk virus my creatinine is 2 after 6 months of diagnosis I am taking sirolimus 2 mg od , prednisone 5mg BP is normal no album?
BK virus is present : In most people ie almost universal exposure and stays dormant in the lining of the bladder. From your medication list i assume you have had a kidney, or other organ, transplant. With the immunosuppression the virus can reactivate. Reducing the meds can help, but may lead to other more serious issues. Talk to your transplant team and make the safest plan. ...Read more
Adjust immune meds: We don't have much options when it comes to bk virus - it doesn't cause much robles except when it comes to transplants. The simplest solution most teams will consider attempting, is to adjust the medications used for immunosuppression - however, this will be weighed against the risk of the organ being rejected. Hope this explanation helps! ...Read more
Kidney disease : This is a type of kidney disease found in rural areas along tributaries of the danube river in the balkan countries of bosnia, bulgaria, croatia, romania, and serbia. Although the exact cause is still being investigated, it is now though that it is related to consumption of certain herbs containing aristolochic acid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protein in urine: If you have diabetes, early diabetic nephropathy can be suspected if your doctor tests the urine for microalbumin, and then later for protein.Usually no need to do a kidney biopsy especially if the retina of the eye also has diabetic changes.Your nephrologists determines this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood in the urine: Iga nephropathy usually does not present with any noticable symptoms. However when you see your doctor, the doctor may notice blood in your urine. Also the doctor may notice protein in your urine. In some occassions, you may develop swelling in your feet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Diabetic nephropathy as the name suggests is a "disease" of the kidney in diabetics with appearance of protein in the urine and slow deterioration of kidney function . Not all patients with diabetes get nephropathy . Seek advice from a nephrologist a kidney biopsy is not always necessary but the microscopic appearance is very typical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer