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Can kidney disease be reversible ?

Can kidney disease be reversible ?

Kidney disease : You can reverse some types of kidney disease. The most common is due to drug toxicity and the most common drug that causes acute kidney disease are drugs of the advil (ibuprofen) class. Once you stop the offending drug, the kidney function returns. Other causes of reversible kidney disease are obstruction caught early enough. Causes can be prostatic obstruction or obstruction of the ureters. ...Read more

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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Can chronic kidney disease be cured?

Can chronic kidney disease be cured?

No: Chronic kidney disease usually denotes long time of kidney disease and therefore denotes non curable conditions. ...Read more

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Can esrd be reversed?

Can esrd be reversed?

ESRD: Yes, transplantation fixes esrd. Otherwise, there are no cures for end stage renal disease. In rare cases, acute kidney injury can last for prolonged period of time, requiring dialysis and this can sometimes improve/ recover. However actual esrd does not improve. ...Read more

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Can kidney failure, stage 3, be reversed?

Can kidney failure, stage 3, be reversed?

Diagnosis first: Ask for a referral to a nephrologist who will investigate if there are reversible causes. If not, the goal is to preserve your kidney function at it's current level with medications. ...Read more

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Can chronic kidney failure be prevented?

Can chronic kidney failure be prevented?

Preventing CRF: It all depends upon the condition that is causing your kidneys to fail. Some things can be reversed such as simple dehydration with acute renal failure. Many other things can be slowed down and other conditions cannot be reversed. So, it really comes down to what the condition is and how early it is in the evolution of the problem. ...Read more

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Can degenerative dise disease be reversed?

No: It is human to wear and age gravity and entropy are constamts their abscense is supernatural. ...Read more

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Could polycystic kidney disease be cured?

Could polycystic kidney disease be cured?

Not cured: Other than by kidney transplant. Polycystic kidney disease is not universally fatal. Impaired kidney function can be controlled for a long time by diet ; control of hypertension if present. Occasionally symptomatic cysts can be marsupialised laparoscopically. But, as yet, there is no medical treatment to eliminate the cysts. Many require eventual dialysis or transplant. ...Read more

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Can osteoporosis be reversed after cushing's disease is cured?

Can osteoporosis be reversed after cushing's disease is cured?

Osteoporosis: There are a number of drugs that prevent further bone loss and some of them may increase your bone mass and strength. Your doctor should already discussed with you. If that hasn't happened please contact your doctor again. If that does not satisfy you have your family or friends refer you to a better doctor. ...Read more

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Can coronary artery disease be reversed?

Can coronary artery disease be reversed?

Yes: Yes if on high dose statins for years it is possible to stabilize and slightly improve. ...Read more

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Can renal artery occlusion be cured?

Can renal artery occlusion be cured?

Can be relieved: Renal artery occlusion, a chronic condition can usually be relieved rather than "cured". Cure usually suggests that problem has completely resolved. Complete occlusion of renal artery would mean non function of kidney and can not be cured. 25% of people have two renal arteries and second artery can maintain function in part of kidney. Optimal treatment is stent placement by x-ray interventionist. ...Read more

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Can coronary heart disease be cured?

Can coronary heart disease be cured?

Unknown: Although our ability to treat heart disease has drastically improved from stent technology, to bypass surgery to medications, CAD is rarely "curable." there is some animal data that drugs that raise HDL cetp modifying medications can help "regress" plaque in the coronaries. Preventive measures (primary and secondary) are most important, however. ...Read more

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Can kidney disease and failure be prevented in any way?

Can kidney disease and failure be prevented in any way?

Control Diseases: Kidney disease is caused primarily from diabetes and high blood pressure. If you control these disease, it is unlikely you will develop renal problems. ...Read more

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Can kidney polysystic be cured?

Can kidney polysystic be cured?

It is a genetic one: Adpkd a genetic disease is the most common form of cystic kidney disease. Usually it is transmitted from father or mother to siblings. The number of cysts and their volume play a very important role in progression of kidney disease. While they can not be cured there are a lot of treatments modalities to slow their progression. Please refer to a nephrologist if you have this problem. ...Read more

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Can there be anything that can reverse liver failure caused by secondary liver cancer?

Can there be anything that can reverse liver failure caused by secondary liver cancer?

Only: Hope is systemic treatment directed against primary cancer. Liver failure caused by metastatic disease is difficult to treat successfully. ...Read more

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Can heart disease could be prevented through lifestyle changes?

Can heart disease could be prevented through lifestyle changes?

Lifestyle changes: Good question, i certainly hope so. We regularly counsel patients to alter their lifestyle with changes in diet and exercise, and avoiding risky behaviors such as smoking in order to lower their risk of heart disease. ...Read more

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Opca, can this desease be reversed?

Progressive disease: Unfortunately, opca is a progressive neurodegenerative disorders that has no definitive treatment. ...Read more

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Can COPD be reversed?

Can COPD be reversed?

No: One out of four people who have smoked 15 years 1 pack per day will develop copd. Once it is established it will continue to worsen although at different rates depending upon active smoking and genetic predisposition. Rate of decline depends on active smoking and genetics. There is no way to reverse COPD once it is established. ...Read more

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Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more


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