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Dialysis Side Effects
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
Here are some...: Heart attack results from depriving blood supply to coronary arteries, which may be chronic from hereditary and lifestyle as underlying factors or acute from the conditions like low BP, clot-inducing blockage like that in AF, etc. as precipitating factors. In reality, most of patients requiring dialysis have severe underlying factors, which could not be corrected. Based on these understanding, ask ...Read more
At what point erythropoitin supplementation given to patients deficient of erythropoitin?What are the side effects?
Depends.: For dialysis pts - if symptomatic as a result of anemia it may be reasonable to use epo at a HGB of 11 g/dl. Otherwise 10 is the standard. For other diseases anemia associated with epo levels in the 100-500 range is typically the trigger. Side effects are headache, hypertension and influenza like syndrome. In cancer patients there is a risk of blood clots. ...Read more
I have cystinuria and my kidney function is always high. What are the health risks-side effects of high kidney function over an extended period?
Kidney Failure: As you may know Cystinuria is a genetic disorder which leads to increased Cystine in the urine and cystine stones ( a type of kidney stone) in the urinary tract. If your kidney function is impaired you should definitely be closely watched by a kidney specialist ( Nephrologist) who can monitor and try to minimize the damage to your kidneys. The risk is failure and need for long term dialysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does biotin 5000mcg has any side effects? I have acne prone skill, I heard that it breaks people out..
It may!: Biotin is widely available as a supplement in a number of different preparations. The adequate intake for adults is 30 micrograms per day. Therefore, a 5,000 microgram biotin supplement is very high potency. Scientists have yet to determine the safety of such high-potency individual vitamins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable effects: Different people have different tolerances for foods like onions, even though they're very nutritious (as per dr. Fowler)! eat them ; you'll be getting lots of flavonoids including quercetin that help your immune system http://tinyurl.Com/kfpegph several servings a week can decrease risk of cancer. To specifically decrease oral ; esophageal cancer risk, eat 1/2 cup/day in some form. Bon appetit! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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