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How Common Is Contrast Induced Nephropathy
It is common: When we give radiation near the bladder or to the bladder it is fairly common. This only means an inflammation of the lining of the bladder. Radiation can irritate this lining and therefore the patient feels a sensation on urinating. It can be as little as just noticing it, frequency or frank burning. We have medication to ease this symptom and after radiation is complete it usually goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hoping you can tell me, is common predisposing factor for pre-renal acute renal failure post-operatively?
Based on urine cx's: Usually the treatment is based on what the urine culture shows (e.g. What bacteria in the urine is causing the cystitis). Dosages of antibiobitics that can affect renal function will need to be adjusted for degree of kidney insufficiency. However, most of the antibiotics used to treat bacterial cystitis do not have to be adjusted for mild renal damage. ...Read more
Usually not: However, the diagnosis if made only on labs may be bogus. A well-muscled man with a high creatinine may be told he has low GFR when he does not. Chronic disease can't be diagnosed except over time. Anyone's kidneys can be temporarily impaired by Motrin. And some loss of kidney function is part of getting older. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very: Several percent of folks have it just from standing up ("orthostatic"). Vaginal contamination, a urinary tract infection, and serious kidney disease can all cause proteinuria; mild proteinuria below the ability of the strips to detect may be important in deciding how to manage a diabetic. ...Read more
What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?
Is chronic urinary retention common in classic eds? What treatment is best if intermittent chateterization doesn't work because of pain/irritation?
Possible RA?: The combination u describe along with sex ; age makes me think of ra, especially if it is a very aggressive synovial reaction. 1 would expect some reaction, but if above what 1 would expect from the chondro, an evaluation 4 RA would b in order. Did ur surgeon take a biopsy? If so u will have the diagnosis if it is ra? ...Read more
Rare: Its very uncommon, but possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
How to find cause of my chronic pancreatitis,doc said it is idiopathic.mrcp,usg scan done. no alcohol,autoimmune,pancreatic divisium.my age 19.Advance?
Pancreatitis: Yes time will cures usually.Get a more detailed answer ›
Relatively uncommon: Kidney cancer is the sixth and eighth leading cause of new cancers in men and women in 2012, respectively. An estimated 40, 250 cases in men and 24, 520 in women are projected in 2012, which represents 5% and 3% of new cancer diagnoses for men and women, respectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that methiprim is no more used in Rx of diarhea dysentrei because risk hemolytic uremic syndrom?
Too little fluid: There is not a normal amount of amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus. This can be caused by a variety of things, you should ask your obstetrician for more information and an explanation if this has been diagnosed. ...Read more
If portal hypertension is suspected in a patient who is showing possible ascites, how is portal hypertension confirmed (particularly for those who's liver is not entirely cirrhotic) ?
Various - Ultrasound: To make an ABSOLUTE diagnosis TRADITIONALLY required an invasive technique of a catheter introduced into the portal vein and something called wedge pressures were taken at different sites to measure the pressures. TODAY it can be done NON-INVASIVELY with an ultrasound and measuring pressures based on blood flow. MRI can be used as well. Lastly, endoscopy can be used to look for advanced dz/varices ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine and blood test: When visiting your primary care doctor, the doctor can perform simple urine and blood test to rule out chronic kidney problems. The doctor can check your urine for protein or your creatinine on your blood tests to rule out kidney problems. Chronic kidney problems occure more commonly in patients with diabetes and hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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