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Can A Person Have Dialysis One Time
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
It depends: With long term exposure to the drug, a person develops a tolerance to the drug effects. This means that to get the same effect, the person must take more medication once tolerance begins. In persons with no tolerance, 2 pills might be too much. In a tolerant individual, 8 pills may not be enough. I no recommend taking more than 8 pills per day at max. ...Read more
Grieving: Remember that we all die. Those that are grieving may need support and encouragement to go on, but time is the great healer. Most of us recover fairly quickly and within months are better, but if this persists, counseling may be helpful from friends, clergy, psychologists, etc. Try and find meaningful substitutes for your loss and try and imagine how the one you lost would want you to recover. ...Read more
If a person has hsv2 how many time do they have to have unprotected sex with someone before it is passed along?
No official rule: There is no official rule on this. It depends on personal choice, as long as everyone involved is happy with the choices. "everything in moderation" is a good thought to stick to. ...Read more
Depends.: Kidney failure ranges. Dialysis prolongs life of patients with renal failure. Morphine is not the best opiate for kidney failure patients. If you are looking for life expectancy prognosis, the big picture and many details are important to know. Hospice and palliative doctors are well trained in this field. ...Read more
After a death of a loved, when the day they died comes around, can it cause someone to go it to a depression state for a period of time?
Yes: This is called an anniversary event. It can cause pain to resurface before, during and after the anniversary of the person's birthday, or death, or father's day or whatever. ...Read more
If a person has CHF and is not well enough to endure a heart transplant how long cana person live even if they have a defibrillator.
If a person who had received a liver donation in the past dies, can that liver be then donated to another person?
Not normally: Ovaries come in pairs and that is the usual pattern. Rarely one doesn't develop and you will find only one. Three is only possible in rare conditions in which a tumor develops which has ovarian elements. But three normal ovaries does not occur. ...Read more
1-3 days: Generally after a g-tube, most patients are able to go home the next day, but it can take a few days if there are complications. ...Read more
My father needs a double lung transplant but possibly a kidney transplant first. Do people who are waiting for a transplant, actually get one in time?
Sometimes: There are far more people on transplant lists than organs available. Some people will die waiting for transplants, which has lead to investigation into other options for treatment. of patients, with multiple other medical problems, are likely to wind up at the bottom of those lists. ...Read more
Is it common to wait more than a day to operate on a patient dianosed with a stroke? The patient was in good health a day prior to being diagnosed with a stroke and is only in his early 40's.
There : There really is't enough information in this question to answer it well. First, strokes are not usually treated surgically. If this 40+ year old person was about to have some non-neurological surgery, waiting would be sensible while the reason for the stroke was being investigated. Perhaps the person was given anticoagulants which would make any kind of surgery risky. If the patient were older and had developed a blockage in the carotid artery in the neck, surgery may be done to remove the blockage. After a completed stroke (not a tia) it has been customary to wait two weeks or more before operating because brain tissue is damaged by a stroke and the damaged tissue can bleed. If this is not information for you please rephrase the question adding more details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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