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Death By Uremia
Please help to. ..: Please help clarify what is "curb 65" so I may be able to answer this Q to the point. Uremia is a term denoting patients with renal failure have significant chronic systemic effects resulting from deranging fluid, electrolyte, vitamin-D and RBC-related malfunctions. More? Ask your nephrologist timely or contact me and I can help. ...Read more
Uremia treatment: Uremia can be treated by dialysis, either peritoneal (P) dialysis or hemodialysis (H). If a patient is on P or H, having a successful kidney transplant can cure the patient's uremia and allow the patient to stop dialysis. ...Read more
Here are some...: Uremia is referred to high blood urea due to poor excretion from kidneys - called renal failure, and ammonemia is referred to high blood ammonia due to liver not good enough to process it leading to hepatic comma usually related to chronic hepatitis B or C or cirrhosis of liver. More? Ask your doctors timely. ...Read more
AZOTEMIA is the:
Early stage while uremia/ kidney failure is the end stage of kidney disease.
In the former, the condition can be caused by dehydration, medication side effect, insufficient water intake, certain medical conditions etc while the latter is caused/ contributed by uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, liver disease, extreme shock, sepsis/blood infection etc rx-. Hemodialysis and/or kidney transplant. ...Read more
Almost synonyms.: Both words refer to what happens when the kidneys fail to function fully and urea, creatinine, and other nitrogenous waste products build up in the blood. Uremia refers mainly to urea, so it is considered less precise. Azotemia comes from the greek root azote or nitrogen, and describes an excess of nitrogen-containing compounds in the blood. ...Read more
Uremia is high blood urea.
Uremic syndrome is the constellation of symptoms that come from having too much urea in the blood.
The higher the urea the more manifestations of the syndrome you will have. Uremic frost is found only when it is very high. ...Read more
Here are some...: Known to us, any life event does always display itself on its pattern of full spectrum. Likewise, kidney failure runs its course from its early stage to its ending. At its early stage, a trend of slowly rising in blood urea nitrogen and serum creatinine may emerge without systemic symptoms, in which it is called prerenal azotemia. As renal failure worsens, systemic Sx appears. .. uremia comes. ...Read more
Banana & uremia: Uremic patients usually have very poor appetite. The question is not really whether they could eat bananas but what problems bananas can cause in uremic patients. Bananas are high in potassium and patients who are uremic will likely have difficulty excreting potassium from the body. High blood potassium can lead to irregular heart rhythms which can cause lead to a life-threating situation. ...Read more
Here are some...: These 2 terms present the pattern of the beginning and ending of kidney functional impairment. Azotemia is suspected at finding elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN) which indirectly suggested intake of exogenous nitrogen - protein, and appears at the time of insufficient or dysfunctional filtering of blood..., & uremia occurs at the end of renal damage for which dialysis is needed. More? Ask doctor ...Read more
See below: Both can cause Metabolic Encephalopathies, or brain dysfunction. Uremia due to kidney failure, hepatitis due to liver failure. The pathways and toxicity are respectively different but the net effect on brain may be very similar. Clinicians can easily distinguish the two entities. ...Read more
Love him: Uremia is a constellation of symptoms reflecting kidney failure. If your husband simply had elevated kidney function tests, find out what they are currently. Being well-muscled raises creatinine; most any illness can raise BUN temporarily. Ask how his renal function tests are today. I'm glad you have each other. Best wishes to you both. ...Read more
With acute diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus, why would a patient have uremia and hyperkalemia?
Dyspneu, dm history, uremia, creatininemia, proteinuria, glucosuria, hematuria, nitrite (-), leucocyte esterase (+), bacteria (+). Diagnosis?
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Very rare: By itself, stress (actually dis-tress, when a person cannot or will not solve a pressing problem) contributes to disease, but causes death by itself only in extreme situations (i.e., torture). There is a "pop" notion that in, say, a fatal fall from a high place that the heart stops before impact and the decedent feels nothing; it's not true but comforts survivors. ...Read more
Eventually: Angina is the symptom you experience when your heart is not getting enough blood because of blockages in the coronary arteries. Prolonged untreated can lead to heart failure, heart attack, and death. That being said, your coronary artery disease can usually be treated and you will not necessarily die. ...Read more
Terminal breathing: A death rattle, known clinically as terminal respiratory secretions or simply terminal secretions,  is a sound often produced by someone who is near death when fluids such as saliva and bronchial secretions accumulate in the throat and upper chest. Those who are dying may lose their ability to swallow and may have increased production of bronchial secretions, resulting in such an accumulatiol ...Read more
Yes: Cellulitis is a description of a skin infection most commonly caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus. If the organism causing the infection spreads to the blood stream sepsis and shock can result. Sepsis can be fatal, especially in someone with other medical problems like diabetes. ...Read more
Toothache? No: No one dies from a toothache. It can be excruciating painful in some cases but will not cause death. If you meant to ask can a problem with a tooth cause death, then the answer is: relatively rare but possible. If a tooth becomes infected from any number of reasons, the infection can spread to other parts of the body and cause serious complications, including in rare instances death. ...Read more
Inevitable, meaning?: Broad subject for 400chars! Life ends in different ways & at different times. Many scientific, personal & spiritual questions. We don't know what comes next, but can choose what we want our life to mean while we're here. More specific question? ...Read more
Paralyzes breathing: Tetanus makes the muscles contract all at the same time, which is very painful and eventually makes it impossible to breathe. If someone gets tetanus, and it happens because people can't get or refuse immunization, nowadays we can paralyze the patient and put him/her on a ventilator until the disease subsides. ...Read more
Several ways: Falciparum causes the organism-bearing red cells to stick together and sludge in the brain. Rapid destruction of red cells at the same time can make you anemic enough to cause death, or kill you by elevation the blood potassium, or freed hemoglobin shutting down the kidneys. A variety of more subtle mechanisms can also kill. Malaria is a neglected killer especially of the world's children. ...Read more
Lymphoma cells continue to divide and grow more than they die. Two things happen
1) their increasing size affects normal organ function or physically pushes on organs which impair their function or
2) they produce substances that are toxic or debilitate the patient
both these things eventually weaken the patient, prevent the production of normal blood cells and can lead poor immunity & infection. ...Read more