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What will draw puss out of a wound have lymphdadema wounds from swelling can't take strong antibiotics anymore. Put me in kidney failure.

What will draw puss out of a wound have lymphdadema 
wounds from swelling
can't take strong antibiotics anymore.  Put me in kidney failure.

Many choices. : Although there are many possible choices for topical application of dressing product's to help treat infection, it is unlikely that you will achieve much progress without reducing and controlling the swelling as well. This is important because you need to maximize blood flow to the wounded area and it is definitely reduced when there is chronic, significant swelling. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Which antibiotics are safe for patients with history of qt prolongation and liver/kidney disease?

A few: Traditionally the marcolide antibiotics (erythromycin type) are associated with qt prolongation. In addition, quinolones have also been associated. Whenever antibiotics may be needed, make sure you alert the prescriber of your condition beforehand. ...Read more

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My gran has dementia kidney disease , she admitted to hospital for UTI , loss of mobility weak , been IV fluid and antibiotic 48 hours what's wrong?

My gran has dementia kidney disease , she admitted to hospital for UTI , loss of mobility weak , been IV fluid and antibiotic 48 hours what's wrong?

See explanation.: Do you mean she has dementia and kidney disease? A UTI can cause behavioral problems in people with dementia and they can get dehydrated. And become very weak.Once hydrated and antibiotics are given the behavioral problems resolve. Sometimes minor tranquilizers are utilized to control the behavioral problems for the patient's safety and weaned off after the UTI is treated. ...Read more

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Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it. However, e.Coli sepsis of other types can cause kidney failure that may be prevented by rx. ...Read more

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What causes acute kidney failure?

What causes acute kidney failure?

Toxic insults: Low blood pressure, interruption of blood flow, obstruction of urine flow, drug allergies, toxic drugs, autoimmune disease, heart failure, chronic liver disease, sepsis, underlying problems such as diabetes and myeloma increase the chance for renal failure. There are many causes, most are evident upon inspection of the patient, this requires expert attention and action to reverse the process. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, what drug causes kidney failure?

Hi doctors, what drug causes kidney failure?

Drugs-kidney failure: There are various drugs that can cause kidney failure and the list is quite long. For detailed description of what they are, go to this link: http://www.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/medications-that-can-cause-acute-renal-failure. ...Read more

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Can isovue cause kidney failure?

Yes: Need to check kidney function before you receive the dye. ...Read more

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications: 1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste 2. Insufficient clearance of excess water 3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, ...Read more


Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more