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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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Does kidney failure cause back pain?

Does kidney failure cause back pain?

Usually not: Kidney failure by itself may not cause back pain unless it is superimposed by kidney infection. If you have kidney failure, the symptoms are usually non specific like fatigue, loss of appetite, low urine output, dehydration etc. ...Read more

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How does kidney failure cause nausea?

Complex: Anemia (low blood cell count) commonly occurs in kidney failure and can cause nausea. More commonly, the uremic toxins (that the kidney normally filters), accumulate which suppresses appetite, causes, nausea, and can also cause confusion. ...Read more

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What usually causes acute kidney failure in the elderly?

What usually causes acute kidney failure in the elderly?

Meds and Dehydration: Acute kidney failure occurs predominantly from newly prescribed medications like a diuretic (hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) or lasix) or from certain anti-hypertensive medications like an ace or arb (enalapril or cozaar). Also akf occurs in the elderly if they do not get enough water intake especially in warm environments when they sweat a lot. ...Read more

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Why does kidney failure cause you to get fluid in your lungs?

Why does kidney failure cause you to get fluid in your lungs?

Fluid Status: Kidneys are very important for fluid balance in the body. They filter our toxins and regulate your volume status (how much fluid you have in your body). When they fail the ability to loose water/fluid by way of your urinary system goes away and fluid buildup begins. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hold urine in long enough to cause kidney failure?

Is it possible to hold urine in long enough to cause kidney failure?

Kidney failure?: Patients with obstruction of their urinary outflow tracts can make no, or diminished amounts of urine due to that blockage. The bad news is that it can cause acute kidney failure (akf) and the good news is that akf, if caught early enough, can be reversed and the patient can recover their renal function. Remember, the patients are not holding in their urine, it is just not reaching their bladder. ...Read more

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Are there over-the-counter medicine that cause acute kidney failure?

Are there over-the-counter medicine that cause acute kidney failure?

Yes: Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen can trigger kidney injury especially with fever, dehydration and the presence of other drugs or illnesses. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many grams of protein can cause kidney failure?

Can you let me know how many grams of protein can cause kidney failure?

Not a number: That anyone can give you.. Your kidneys fail from... Many factors. The best person to ask these questions is the nephrologist. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter medicine that can cause acute kidney failure?

Is there an over-the-counter medicine that can cause acute kidney failure?

Yes: Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen can trigger kidney injury especially with fever, dehydration and the presence of other drugs or illnesses. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause renal failure and what are the symptoms of kidney failure?

Can diabetes cause renal failure and what are the symptoms of kidney failure?

Definitely: Diabetes is the number cause of renal fialure by far. So controlling your diabetes would mean avoiding renal failure. Individuals with chronic renal failure tend to have no generalized symptoms. However as the renal failure progresses, a person can feel sluggish, fatigue, nause, vomiting and lose of appetite. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many grams of protein per day can cause kidney failure?

Not a number... : And is also dependent on your current renal function. I would ask these questions of your nephrologist. ...Read more

Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more


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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