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Icd 9 Code Kidney Disease
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
High proteinuria: Yes you could. The diseases must come under control. Remission is possible, depending upon what is actual cause. Targeted therapy is needed. High protein indicates a major process. This process can come under control. That much protein itself, though, can damage the nephron tubules, so getting it to be lower and lower is essential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the difference between a kidney disease, and auto immune kidney disease? My protien is 9, 876.
Kidney disease: The term kidney disease is a very general term and has no indication of cause. The term autoimmune indicates specifically that an immune attack arose within your body that is attacking the kidney. Therapy typically includes prednisone, plus cytoxan or prograf or cyclosporin or cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) or imuran. Proteinuria of 9876 is very high and indicates severe attack and leakage of protein. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean to have protien at 9, 870. I know I have 4 kidney diseases, but could i need a transplant?
Proteinuria: Proteinuria (p) is an ominous sign in diabetic patients and your p is quite high. You have diabetes and this could be sign of renal damage due to it. See a nephrologist to see what is causing it. The problem is that patients with p have a higher incidence of stroke, kidney failure and heart attacks related to the severity of their p. See a n to find the cause for your p and meds to lower it. ...Read more
Is there a significant reason why my RT Kidney is 8.3cm length and LT is 9.4cm length. I have chronic kidney disease ?
This variation: is most likely within the normal size variation side to side...ask your kidney Doctor to confirm! Some kidney disease can alter kidney size however USUALLY this is BOTH sides (bilateral) Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Need more info: The code for colon cancers is 153._. 153.9 is for colon cancer of unspecified site. There is a separate group of codes for metastasis and the site. The number after 153 is for the site of the primary tumor. I can't answer the cpt code question, because there is not enough information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vague: Kidney failure is notorious for causing very vague nebulous symptoms sometimes like, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, etc. I have a more comprehensive list on my blog at http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd.Html. ...Read more
Indirectly: Garlic tends to lower body cholesterol and inflammation, thus blood flow to kidneys may improve slightly by keeping arteries to kidneys somewhat cleaner. May also reduce any inflammatory swelling in kidneys as in pyelonephritis. Otherwise, in itself does not dieectly treat kidney disease. ...Read more
Heavy Metals: The extent of kidney damage caused by heavy metals depends on the dose, route and duration of exposure. Cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), lead (Pb), platinum (Pt), and Chromium (Cr) and they can cause heavy metal nephropathy and the severity could range from tubular dysfunction to renal failure/death. ...Read more
Asymptomatic: It depends on the cause of the kidney disease.Some may present with swelling of the legs, face, others with blood tinged urine, however most often, early kidney disease are asymptomatic. Protein in the urine is one of the earliset signs of kidney disease followed by increase in serum creatinine on blood tests. If you suspect, please see your doctor to get the blood and urine tests. ...Read more
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