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Doctor insights on: Kidney Failure And Dye Skin Rash

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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


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Why does liver and kidney failure lead to eyes turning yellow and skin jaundiced?

Why does liver and kidney failure lead to eyes turning yellow and skin jaundiced?

Bilirubin : Bilirubin will accumulate because the liver cannot metabolize it and the kidneys cannot excrete the bilirubin, hence the yellow jaundice. ...Read more

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What causes the skin to turn red and hot like a sunburn, elevated heart rate, dizziness, skin itching no hives, abdominal pain? Allergic reaction?

What causes the skin to turn red and hot like a sunburn, elevated heart rate, dizziness, skin itching no hives, abdominal pain? Allergic reaction?

Drug Reaction: Adverse drug reaction (adr, or adverse drug effect) is a broad term referring to unwanted, uncomfortable, or dangerous effects that a drug may have. Adrs can be considered a form of toxicity. ...Read more

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Could psoriasis attack other organs like kidney and liver ?

Could psoriasis attack other organs like kidney and liver ?

Beyond the skin: Psoriasis is associated with 5 different types of arthritis, an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Other comorbidities associated with psoriasis include cancer, obesity, metabolic syndrome and other immune-related conditions such as Crohn's disease ...Read more

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Congestive heart failure is causing clear fluid to leak through my skin on both legs from ankle to mid-calf. Treatment?

Congestive heart failure is causing  clear fluid to leak through my skin on both legs from ankle to mid-calf.   Treatment?

Or better Rx: You probably need better heart failure treatment. See your cardiologist. Additionally, make sure you are taking your medications regularly, and eat a low sodium diet. ...Read more

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How come people with congestive heart failure have a weak pulse, cool moist skin, and ascites?

How come people with congestive heart failure have a weak pulse, cool moist skin, and ascites?

Chf and chest pain: In CHF the heart is weak and so it is not pumping enough blood to the circulation. The pressure inside the blood vessels will increase and therefore fluids will leak outside causing swelling , and some times also ascites. ...Read more

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Mother in icu. Skin infection from mid back to left breast. Red, hot, raised, with blisters and dark purple streaks. Kidney level 15. Cardiac enzyme high. Chest pain. Short breath. What to expect?

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Mother in icu. Skin infection from mid back to left breast. Red, hot, raised, with blisters and dark purple streaks. Kidney level 15. Cardiac enzyme high. Chest pain. Short breath. What to expect?

Many problems: There are multiple problems going on here; it sounds like a severe skin infection, kidney failure, and a possible heart attack. Unfortunately, due to the severitty and complexity of this issue, there's no reasonable way to say anything about what to expect other than her prognosis, from those metrics alone, is poor. Talk to the intensive care doctors. ...Read more

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Will pneumonia cause kidney and liver failure?

Will pneumonia cause kidney and liver failure?

It can: If it causes severe generalized infection (sepsis) and leads to multisystem organ failure from this. ...Read more

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Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?

Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?

Heat stroke: will cause ataxia and anterior vermal cerebellar atrophy on CT / MRI. ( see photo ) With permission from my teaching file. ...Read more

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Skin redness on chest area as well as arms and stomach. Fever on those body parts. ?

Skin redness on chest area as well as arms and stomach. Fever on those body parts. ?

See a Doctor: Could be many things from sunburn to infectious process. A dermatologist is a specialist in diseases of the skin. Many primary care doctors in the US treat skin involvement as well.
More history and visual evaluation is needed to help. ...Read more

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Have 3 flu hemangiomas on liver.As adult only I'm getting lots of small red spots filled with blood all over body, face and scalp. Due to liver? Name?

Have 3 flu hemangiomas on liver.As adult only I'm getting lots of small red spots filled with blood all over body, face and scalp. Due to liver? Name?

Probably nothing: If the red spots on your skin are cherry hemangiomas / "Campbell de Morgan spots", relax, they mean absolutely nothing. Maybe one person has a hemangioma or two or three in the liver and it's a non-issue itself -- a Gorbachev birthmark, a curiosity. Be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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Can drugs containing cortison cause hand skin rash that starts peeling ?

Can drugs containing cortison cause hand skin rash that starts peeling ?

Yes: Oddly enough some people are allergic to cortisone. Stop offending agent and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can toxins and gall baller problems cause red ichy rashes on face ?

Can toxins and gall baller problems cause red ichy rashes on face ?

What toxins?...: Many things might cause this. If you want the best chance for help, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How lupus damages organs like kidneys, heart, brain or skin?

How lupus damages organs like kidneys, heart, brain or skin?

Works on self: your body and immune system is working against each other that is why the multi system involvement as you mentioned ...Read more

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Can an ivp dye test cause extreme itching under your skin?

Can an ivp dye test cause extreme itching under your skin?

Yes: If you are allergic to the dye, this is possible. Tell your doctor. ...Read more

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If suspicion of DLE or SLE and have rash Hairline and ears and BCG arm area (fingers and feet in past) Urine and CBC OK . Enough criteria for either?

If suspicion of DLE or SLE and have rash Hairline and ears and BCG arm area (fingers and feet in past) Urine and CBC OK . Enough criteria for either?

No: Discoid lupus can usually be diagnosed on physical exam, and biopsy will usually be definitive. For diagnosing systemic lupus, there are criteria -- enough checkboxes on a list that's now up to 17. From your history provided, I very much doubt lupus. The typical hairline-and-ears rash is seborrheic dermatitis -- a trial of ketoconazole may be in order. ...Read more

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Can dermablend foundation cause acne ? It is made for sensitive skin and severe acne and skin problems

Your meds will: The steroids you are on causes worsening acne. See a medspa doctor to help you with clearing this problem. She will start you on laser skin care with prescriptions and products to take between visits. ...Read more

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Pimples on chest neck and forehead . Is this common with liver cirrhosis ?

Pimples on chest neck and forehead . Is this common with liver cirrhosis ?

Drug eruption?: Especially if they are all look about the same, think of a medication reaction. Just one of several ideas -- good luck. ...Read more

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Are skin scrapings around the face and hair line scalp just as helpful as biopsy of skin in diagnosis of dermatology types DLE SLE etc ?

Are skin scrapings  around the face and hair line scalp just as helpful as biopsy of skin in diagnosis of dermatology types DLE  SLE  etc ?

No: Skin scrapings are not a substitute for biopsy. However a biopsy may not be needed, depending on other findings, clinical history and blood test results. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more