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Why is uremia a part of curb 65?

Why is uremia a part of curb 65?

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

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How can I treat uremia effectively?

How can I treat uremia effectively?

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

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Porque la uremia es parte de curb-65?

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Are uremia and uraemia the same thing?

Yes: In the U.S., it is most commonly spelled uremia; in the U.K., I believe it is spelled uraemia. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uremia and ammonemia?

What is the difference between uremia and ammonemia?

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

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Is uremia a toxin in the blood?

Is uremia a toxin in the blood?

Urea toxin: Yes very toxic. And will kill you. Wikipedia has nice discussion under metabolic waste. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of azotemia and uremia?

What are the symptoms of azotemia and uremia?

Kidney failure: Azotemia and urimea is the same condition. It is due to kidney failure. The impurities (urea) accumulates in the blood because kidneys cannot elliminate it. It causes gradual onset of coma, cardiac arrest and death. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

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

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What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

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

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Is there medicine to lower creatine levels, if so, what is it? 45 year old female with uremia

Is there medicine to lower creatine levels, if so, what is it? 45 year old female with uremia

No: Creatinine is an indirect marker of the filtration capacity of the kidney. Uremia is present in kidney failure. Unfortunately, no medicine can specifically improve filtration of the kidney. ...Read more

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How do doctors define uremia and azotemia?

Uremia: The are both defined by eGFR that is low enough to push up the BUN which is the classic definition. The syndrome of uremia is very complex and would recommend you go to uptodate. Com for much more details. ...Read more

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Are uremia and uremic syndrome the same thing?

Are uremia and uremic syndrome the same thing?

Uremia: 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

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I have low uremia on my blood test what does this mean?

I have low uremia on my blood test what does this mean?

Unsure: There is no test for uremia. Uremia is a condition of end stage renal disease with toxic accumulation of waste products. Certainly low "uremia" would be a good thing. I cannot imagine what test you had done. Uric acid is sometimes measured and again low is good. ...Read more

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What is the difference between prerenal azotemia and uremia?

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What is the difference between prerenal azotemia and uremia?

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

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Hello doctors, can uremia patients eat bananas?

Hello doctors, can uremia patients eat bananas?

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

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How does uremia cause fibrinous pericarditis?

How does uremia cause fibrinous pericarditis?

Unknown: No one knows what specific toxin (s) accumulate that can lead to uremic pericarditis - not everyone who has severe uremia will develop it. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the treatments for azotemia and uremia?

What is the difference between the treatments for azotemia and uremia?

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

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What is the difference between uremia and hepatic encephalopathy?

What is the difference between uremia and hepatic encephalopathy?

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

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What happens when a person with kidney failure and uremia inhales bleach?

What happens when a person with kidney failure and uremia inhales bleach?

Nothing good: Inhaling bleach is a bad idea for anyone, especially someone with chronic illness. Bleach inhalation can cause lung swelling (pulmonary edema) and possibly lung scaring (fibrosis) if its bad enough. ...Read more

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What to do if my hubby diagnosed with mild uremia. Was hospitalized with sepsis 4 years ago.?

What to do if my hubby diagnosed with mild uremia. Was hospitalized with sepsis 4 years ago.?

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

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With acute diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus, why would a patient have uremia and hyperkalemia?

With acute diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus, why would a patient have uremia and hyperkalemia?

SLE DPGN is bad.: The degree of remaining renal function dictates the inability of the kidney to excrete waste products and manage potassium levels. In any severe kidney disease when egfr approaches 15 ml/min uremia and elevated k+ levels are frequently noted. ...Read more

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I want to pain free death?

I want to pain free death?

Need more info: How old are you? Do you have any symptoms? You have a terminal illness? It may be that you are pre-occupied with death because you are depressed. Depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain, not a moral failing. Please consult your doctor as there are effective treatments for depression.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is the modern black death?

What is the modern black death?

Today's strain: If I understand your question correctly, you are asking about different strains of bubonic plague. People have looked at the genomes of the plague bacillus from today and compared it to the bacilli left in remains of victims of the epidemic in India in the late 1800's, the medieval Black Plague, and that in the ancient world and traced its molecular evolution; all 3 strains still occur in nature. ...Read more

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Can stress cause death?

Can stress cause death?

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

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Can angina cause death?

Can angina cause death?

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

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What's the death rattle?

What's the death rattle?

Terminal breathing: A death rattle, known clinically as terminal respiratory secretions or simply terminal secretions, [1] 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.[2] 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

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Can cellulitis cause death?

Can cellulitis cause death?

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

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Can a toothache cause death?

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

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I want to learn about death.

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

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How can tetanus cause death?

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

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How does malaria cause death?

How does malaria cause death?

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

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Why does sudden death happen?

Why does sudden death happen?

Sudden death: This is usually due to issues causing the heart to stop suddenly such as heart attack, irregular lethal heart rhythms or pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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How does lymphoma lead to death?

How does lymphoma lead to death?

Uncontrolled growth: 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

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How can choking to death happen?

How can choking to death happen?

Airway blocked: You get a large chunk of food or other object stuck in the trachea (windpipe) and no air can get into the lungs causing suffocation and ddeath. ...Read more

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What is it like to bleed to death?

What is it like to bleed to death?

? What: Not sure what you are asking? To know what it is like, we would have to ask someone it happened to, but unfortunately they are dead from exsanguination. ...Read more