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Do's and don'ts if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Do's and don'ts if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Kidney: Regular check up adequate water avoid motrin, lithium or meds that can damage kidneys. ...Read more

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Good things to do if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Good things to do if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Kidney disease?: Your diagnosis of mild diffuse paenchymal disease (p) was made by a radiologist (r) looking at your renal ultrasound (u). The r's finding of p is a subjective one based on the r's interpretation of the u. You need to go to a nephrologist to have your urine collected for 24 hours to assess your kidney function, along with blood work. Then, can you have an objective idea of your kidneys' function. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of hepatomegaly with diffuse parenchymal disease?

What is the meaning of hepatomegaly with diffuse parenchymal disease?

Liver disease: Hepatomegaly means that the liver is larger than is normal. Parenchyma is the main tissue of the liver. Diffuse parenchymal disease means that there is diffuse disease throughout the liver tissues. This could be due to many different causes so check with your doctor for further information. ...Read more

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Pls interpret. Liver ultrasound: normal size with probable diffuse parenchymal disease. This is after 8 cycles chemo, 1.5mos RAD for breast ca?

Pls interpret. Liver ultrasound: normal size with probable diffuse parenchymal disease. This is after 8 cycles chemo, 1.5mos RAD for breast ca?

Nonspecific : This doesn't say much othe than the liver has some changes in its appearance that are uniform throughout the liver, not a single area which could represent a tumor. Best to ask the doctor that ordered the test to find out for sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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In my kidney ultrasound the result is normal size of kidneys with bilateral diffuse parenchymal disease,normal sonogram of the urinary bladder.

In my kidney ultrasound the result is normal size of kidneys with bilateral diffuse parenchymal disease,normal sonogram of the urinary bladder.

Not sure: what the question is, but there are numerous potential causes for abnormal appearing kidneys on ultrasound. Best to speak with your doctor about the results. The results have to be interpreted in the context of your entire clinical picture, the appearance on ultrasound is entirely nonspecific. ...Read more

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how to heal diffuse liver parenchymal disease

how to heal diffuse liver parenchymal disease

Depends on the cause: The term means a disease process affecting the entire liver. The ability to heal liver disease depends on the specific cause in a given patient and the degree of damage thats occurred to the organ. If the condition is early and hasn't progressed to an advanced stage of cirrhosis(scaring and destruction of liver tissue) it may be partly reversible. There are MANY causes of liver disease. ...Read more

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What is diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

What is diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Kidney Disease: "diffuse" means all over the kidney, "parenchymal" means the solid part of the kidney that filters the liquid waste products out of the blood, and "disease" means something is wrong. Typically "diffuse parenchymal disease" means an overall medical problem with the kidney, such as diabetic nephropathy, or post-streptococcal nephritis. In the pediatric world we use this term slightly differently. ...Read more

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Cure of diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Kidney: None, all you can do is protect the remaining portion of your kidneys under the care of a nephrologist. ...Read more