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Dating For Kidney Failure Patients
Process?: Please rephrase your question better so we can answer it. What is that "process" that is being "done"? Once we know, you will get a meaningful answer to your question. ...Read more
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
Good article: Try this article by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/kidney-failure/ds00682. ...Read more
Anny food can't be taken patient kidney failure ..? Give example..? And person who can get the kidney failure?
Low phosphorous: Phosphorous is present in milk, cheese, nuts, meats and other foods. Limiting the amount of phosphorous eaten and taking binders, pills that stick to phosphorous in the gut preventing absorption, is of vital importance for a dialysis patient. High levels of phosphorous are associated with itching, red eyes and over the long term vascular injury by being stuck into the walls of arteries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney failure: I am not quite sure what you mean by "does not show it." are you asking why a person with kidney failure doesn't have a fever? Or they have a fever but they look fine? Kidney failure by itself doesn't necessarily cause a fever. Infections are usually the cause of fever. So a person with kidney failure may look fairly normal. ...Read more
Tell me why patients with kidney failure eat and drink what they like only during the first few hours of dialysis?
Nurses being nice: The total fluid removal target is programmed at the beginning of the dialysis run. Fluids consumed on dialysis are added to the total weight target. The removal target is doable from the onset of dialysis. If you drink 32 oz in the last hour, it is difficult to get this (and the preprogrammed amount) all off in the last hour. ...Read more
Possibly: Treating hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) with synthroid is common. To monitor treatment effectiveness, your doctor will check a thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh). If your TSH is high, your thyroid is till underactive, and you may need your synthroid adjusted accordingly, etc. Kidney failure may cause your medications to "stay in your system longer, " but tx is based on the tsh. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Life expectancy will depend on overall health and other medical issues. Patients with stage 4kidney disease are at a 6-8 fold increased risk of cardiovascular events compared to age matched controls. Cardiovascular risk reduction is key to prolonging. Good bp, diabetes control are important. Exercise and avoidance of obesity will help. Some patients live more than 20 years if the are healthy. ...Read more
Glycerin use: I have thought about your question and have dome a little reading. I can find no reason that a glycerin suppository should harm someone who has kidney failure except for acute kidney failure due to massive fluid loss. Any added fluid loss under these circumstances will only make matters worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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