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How do you get a renal infarction?

How do you get a renal infarction?

Throbisis: Usually something that trigger a renal artery thrombisis cutting off the blood supply to that kidney trauma with injury to a kidney can cause as well. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Infarction (Definition)

When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more


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How do you get a kidney stone?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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How do you get a kidney stone?

Here are some ...: The fundamental underlying reason for kidney stone formation is kidney's inborn functional defects in handling the excretion of acidity, salt, and stone inhibiting factors. So, all the ideas for stone prevention is still gear up the effort to make urine so diluted below the threshold of forming stone crystals by maintaining daily urine output > 2500 cc and decreasing oral consumption of salt, ... ...Read more

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What do you advise if I need kidney donor how can I get a suitable kidney from a donor?

What do you advise if I need kidney donor how can I get a suitable kidney from a donor?

Ask.: You can start by asking friends or family members (they don't have to be blood relatives). You may be surprised at how generous some people in your life may be. If a suitable living donor is unable to be found, you will have to wait for a deceased donor kidney to find you. Keep in touch with your transplant program. If you haven't already been evaluated by a program, be seen right away. ...Read more

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How do you get a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

How do you get a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hcm) is a genetically inherited disease. It is inherited in a fashion such that any child of an individual with hcm should be screened for this condition and should see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a renal angiogram?

What to do if I have a renal angiogram?

Read this:: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=92&ContentID=P07721

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How do I get a kidney transplant?

How do I get a kidney transplant?

Need a Tx Center: You need to be evaluated by the transplant team at an approved transplant center. They will go over the process and describe what is required to be wait listed for a kidney. One early suggestion, avoid any blood transfusions until you are evaluated. If you become sensitized from an elective blood transfusion, you may wait years or never receive a kidney. ...Read more

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How to know if I get enough oxygen what if I'm about to get a pulmonary embolism and die?

How to know if I get enough oxygen what if I'm about to get a pulmonary embolism and die?

A pulse oximeter: can measure O2 in your body. PE cannot be predicted. If you have a predisposing condition or a family history of blood clots consult your doctor, If this fear is interfering wth your daily life seek counseling. ...Read more

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What symptoms do you get for a kidney stone...

What symptoms do you get for a kidney stone...

Variable: A stone may be silent and symptomless, it may cause excruciation pain, a colic, bleeding in urine, infection in the kidney etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/basics/symptoms/con-20024829 ...Read more

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How do you examine a kidney?

How do you examine a kidney?

Very carefully: There is only indirect physical examination of the kidney, labs from the blood (bun and creatinine), urine (sodium, creatinine, potassium, albumen, protein, the appearance of the urine under a microscope), ultrasound of the kidney, or ct scan are helpful. Biopsy of the kidney can be done but only if the answer can't be obtained elsewhere. ...Read more

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How long do you have to get to the hospital with a ruptures spleen?

How long do you have to get to the hospital with a ruptures spleen?

ASAP: Spleen injury can be very serious! the spleen is prone to bleeding, which could become life threatening. If a spleen injury occurs, you need to go to a hospital as soon as possible for evaluation. Most bleeding stops on its own and does not require surgery. But the only way to tell for sure is to have it checked out at the hospital. ...Read more

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What could you do to prevent a kidney failure for a diabetic?

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What could you do to prevent a kidney failure for a diabetic?

Diabetes checked: Keep your diabetes well checked and maintain hemoglobin A1c level close to 6.0. Dcct(diabetic control and complication trial), a large multicenter collaborative study proved that good diabetic control prevented the development of renal failure or slowed down the progression of already developed diabetic nephropathy. ...Read more

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How do I know if I can get a heart transplant?

How do I know if I can get a heart transplant?

Need an evaluation: You need to be evaluated and approved by a heart transplant center. Ask your cardiologist to refer you to a local center if you were told you have severe heart failure. ...Read more

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What should I do to get cured from a kidney stone?

What should I do to get cured from a kidney stone?

See below: The only way is to remove the stone see a urologist immeditely. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a blood clot and how do you know if you have one?

Docs can you explain what is a blood clot and how do you know if you have one?

Blood clumps: Because of some reason the blood clumps together and forms a mass, usually in veins; rarely in arteries and soft tissue ( after injury ). That cuts off blood flow to the adjacent area. Can get detached and go to the lung and cause more serious problem. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a brain aneurysm?

How to know if I have a brain aneurysm?

You may not: A simple stable aneurysm of a cerebral artery can have no symptoms at all the rupture causing a " thunder clap" inyou head followed by intense headache and changes in consciousness. Occ siezures may occur and vomiting. If you are having frequent heaaches or trusl suspect something see a neurologist get a cat of the brain or cerebral angio depending on the neurologist. ...Read more

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What to do if i might be experiencing a type of kidney failure. How do I know?

What to do if i might be experiencing a type of kidney failure. How do I know?

Kidney failure: can be easily determined by your personal physician with some simple laboratory and possibly radiographic tests. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a large hematoma after cardiac catheterization?

How do you get rid of a large hematoma after cardiac catheterization?

Hematoma: Hematoma is not uncommon after cardiac catheterization. A hole is poked in a large vessel and it can leak even after we think its sealed. The blood will usually reabsorb over weeks if it in the lower limb. There is no good way to hurry up the reabsorbtion. ...Read more

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How do you tell if you have a gall stone?

How do you tell if you have a gall stone?

Ultrasound: Exam is usually the only way to know for sure. If you are having symptoms, have your doctor order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Infarct (Definition)

It means an area of tissue death due to lack of oxygen most commonly associated with ...Read more