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How is early stage kidney disease detected and treated?

How is early stage kidney disease detected and treated?

Proteinuria: Early kidney disease can be detected by testing the urine for protein/albumin. There are many causes of proteinuria as this is called and your kidney doctor will help try to determine the cause and then suggest a treatment. Common treatment is blood pressure control.Also avoiding further harm to kidney function by avoiding otc medications like aleve, (naproxen) advil, Motrin etc. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How is late stage kidney failure detected and treated?

How is late stage kidney failure detected and treated?

End stage renal: By blood and urine test. Treatment is determined by stage but end stage is only treated by transplant or dialysis. ...Read more

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Can end stage renal disease be reversed, or is it too late?

Can end stage renal disease be reversed, or is it too late?

No: When end stage renal disease (esrd) is diagnosed that means the patient no longer has kidneys that are effectively filtering toxins from the blood. The use of dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary to maintain life. So esrd means it is to late to reverse and save any kidney function. ...Read more

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What is life expectancy for male in early 60s who is afflicted with end stage renal disease, diabetes, and chf?

What is life expectancy for male in early 60s who is afflicted with end stage renal disease, diabetes, and chf?

Life expectancy CHF: Too little information to create a meaningful answer... Depends upon cause and severity of chf, dialysis? Control of diabetes? Peripheral vascular disease? Active smoker? Etc... ...Read more

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What is a stage where pancreatic or liver cancer can be diagnosed early enough to be treated?

What is a stage where pancreatic or liver cancer can be diagnosed early enough to be treated?

In situ: For any cancer , earliest stage is the formation of cancer cells with out invasion to adjacent membrane , which is rarely detected in those two cancers. ...Read more

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How is kidney cancer diagnosed?

How is kidney cancer diagnosed?

Primarily imaging: Most kidney cancers are found through some type of imaging modality (e.g. Ct scan, mri, etc), although some can be picked up through looking at the cells present in a urine sample. ...Read more

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How is dcis typically detected and diagnosed?

How is dcis typically detected and diagnosed?

Biopsy: Ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis) is initially seen on mammogram as a cluster of abnormal microscopic calcifications in the breast. A biopsy is then done to obtain a sample of the area of breast tissue in question. When the biopsy tissue is examined under a microscope it will definitively diagnose the dcis cells. ...Read more

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What kind of dengu fever is curable if detected early stage ?

What kind of dengu fever is curable if detected early stage ?

None: Dengue is a viral infection spread by mosquitos in most tropical areas of the world. It is also called bone break fever because of the severe shaking chills that occur. Initial attacks are usually not too severe but subsequent ones can cause shock and bleeding. There is no treatment , no cure, and no vaccine. The only prevention is mosquito avoidance and repellants. The treatment is supportive. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone die from pancreatitis with early stage liver failure?

Is it possible for someone die from pancreatitis with early stage liver failure?

Yes: The pancreatitis can create an additonal stress on the liver leading to further damage. With both organs then working poorly the body becomes susceptible to infection. This scenario can be difficult to predict and the best indication for recory are what happens in the first couple of weeks of the illness. ...Read more

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Can you help? Is 4th stage kidney disease and kidney cancer the same thing?

Can you help? Is 4th stage kidney disease and kidney cancer the same thing?

Different: There are 5 stages of chronic kidney disease-which is based on the kidney function rate. Stage 1 is the mildest one and stage 5 as the worst one when you are getting hemodialysis, this is not staging of cancer. ...Read more

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What is someone's life expectancy once metastatic cancer is detected in liver with cirrhosis?

What is someone's life expectancy once metastatic cancer is detected in liver with cirrhosis?

Fair: If a known primary has been detected along with liver mets and has been removed the results of treating the liver lesion are fair. If the met is solitary it can be resected. If multiple then microwave ablation has been employed. Following this systemic chemotherapy followed by chemoembolization has been employed. This all depends on degree of cirrhosis. ...Read more

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How is pelvic inflammatory disease detected and then treated?

How is pelvic inflammatory disease detected and then treated?

By your symptoms: Pid is mosts often diagnosed clinically based on your symptoms of pelvic pain and findings on examination. It is both underdiagnosed and overdiagnosed as the symptoms can be very subtle at times. The only certain way to make this diagnosis requires minor surgery (laparoscopy) which isn't always practical. There are several treatment options in terms of antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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How severe is the liver metasis stage 4, can it be cured? What is the life expectancy of one diagnosed with it?

How severe is the liver metasis stage 4, can it be cured? What is the life expectancy of one diagnosed with it?

See below: The prognosis without treatment varies but 6 months is often quoted. With newer chemotherapy patients can live 2 years or longer. Surgery can cure some some patients with stage 4 cancer metastatic to liver. ...Read more

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Is arthritis curable if found in early stages?

Is arthritis curable if found in early stages?

Depending: Depending on the type, the earlier the better the chance for remission and the preventing the progression if it is autoimmune like ra. ...Read more

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What does it mean to be diagnosed with carcinoma head of pancreas with liver metastasis (stage iv) how fatal is this disease?

What does it mean to be diagnosed with carcinoma head of pancreas with liver metastasis (stage iv) how fatal is this disease?

It is very bad News: Pancreatic Cancer is the most dangerous and difficult to treat Cancer there is. Yet there is some treatment available and it is getting slowly better each year. Right now it is a matter of trying to control and extend life by a few months if we are lucky. Treatment is mostly done using chemotherapy drugs for cases like this one who have spread (Metastatic). ...Read more

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Is HIV be cured permanently on early stage?

Is HIV be cured permanently on early stage?

Not: permanently cured. But if HIV positive there are many healthy lifestyle choices that can be be made in addition to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to promote continued good health. ...Read more

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How is an early cancer detected?

How is an early cancer detected?

Regular Screening : Early cancers can be detected by timely screening per recommended guidelines. Screening programs have the potential to detect early cancers and impact survival for patients. Standard screening- mammograms for breast cancer, pap smears for cervical cancer, colonoscopy for colorectal cancers, psa & rectal exam for prostate need to be implemented through your doctors. ...Read more

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Is vulvar cancer treated with chemotherapy? How often is vulvar cancer treated with chemotherapy if it is caught in its early stages? .

Is vulvar cancer treated with chemotherapy? How often is vulvar cancer treated with chemotherapy if it is caught in its early stages?

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Sometimes: Early stage vulvar cancer is usually treated with surgery first or rarely radiation therapy for those who are not able to undergo surgery. Sometimes radiation therapy is needed after surgery. Some stage iii and IV tumors are treated with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation together instead of surgery. Chemotherapy alone would usually only be used if the cancer has spread widely. ...Read more

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How early can bone cancer be diagnosed? What are early symptoms?

How early can bone cancer be diagnosed? What are early symptoms?

Vary with type of ca: Some bone cancers cause pain and swelling, others may be silent in the early stages. There are too many different types of bone cancers to provide one answer to the question. ...Read more

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How is graves' disease typically managed during pregnancy?

How is graves' disease typically managed during pregnancy?

Medications: During pregnancy, radioactive iodine is not an option, and medications such as ptu (propylthiouracil) and Methimazole can be used. Ptu (propylthiouracil) is preferred, especially during the first trimester as there is lesser risk of causing harm to the baby's development. Very mild hyperthyroidism during pregnancy can be followed without any treatment. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

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


Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more