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Hair Loss Do To Kidney Failure
Biotin: Is a b vitamin (co-enzyme) necessary for fat and carbohydrate metabolism. Take the recommended amount and your kidneys and liver will thank you. ...Read more
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
I have lost 40% of my hair in 3 wks. Now bloodwork shows possible early kidney failure issues? no urine tests,
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I had kidney tx 12 mnths ago.I have slightly baldness, alopecia.What type of hair product shall I use for my hair regrowth?Using(tacrolimus, mycophenala
Switch tacrolimus: Alopecia is a recognized side effect of tacrolimus (fk 506). If it is truly a new problem (started after tne transplant), there are 2 possible strategies. Sometimes using a zinc supplement helps. But the simplest + most effective approach is to ask your transplant team to switch the tacrolimus to cyclosporine, another very effective immunosuppressant. The team will usually agree. Good luck. ...Read more
Dr prescribed orlistat 120mg 3 times a day for weight loss! is it safe? I read about kidney failure. 25/f/smoker/overweight and scared!
Mom's in ICU with diverticulitis perforated colon and septis..kidney failure and not waking up once sedation was stopped..could I loss her?
I am so sorry: I am sorry for your situation. Perforated colon due to diverticulitis causing sepsis and kidney failure is very serious. Has she had surgery? or are they attempting to treat without surgery. As a specialty surgeon who has managed many of these situations I can tell you it is possible to survive this. Please do not hesitate to make sure all of the doctors are communicating with you/your family. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe preeclampsia 2011 almost loss of vision, kidney failure stillbirth a very traumatic event of my life do I have to conceive again.Scared?
No, of course not: Women are free to conceive or not to conceive. Women are free to do whatever they want with their own bodies. If not wanting to conceive, and wanting to continue having sex, just visit the ob-gyn and get some really effective birth control. One can also use condoms in addition to a method from the ob-gyn, for maximum protection. Vasectomy for the husband is an option, but rather permanent. ...Read more
Severe morning sickness, pregnancy, pregnancydieabieties, preclampsia, lost 25lbs, induced early, 1/2 blood loss, acute kidney failure blood pressure 50/30 five blood tranfusions
See your doctor : You're clearly high risk and need to be followed closely by a specialty team. ...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
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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