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Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it.
However, e.Coli sepsis of other types can cause kidney failure that may be prevented by rx. ...Read more

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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What is stage four kidney failure?

What is stage four kidney failure?

Info: This site will help answer that question:

http://www. Kidney. Org/patients/peers/stage4 ...Read more

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Tell me symptoms of kidney failure?

Tell me symptoms of kidney failure?

Usually no symptoms: There may not be any symptoms. There may be symptoms related to the cause. Sometimes there may be so called uremic symptoms- like metallic taste, poor appetite, tiredness, shortness of breath, itching and others. It also depends on if kidney failure developing gradually or acutely. Ask your doctor if in doubt. ...Read more

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What is done to help kidney failure?

What is done to help kidney failure?

Prevent/delay it!: If the kidneys have actually failed, you will need "renal replacement therapy:" hemodialysis (the kidney machine), peritoneal dialysis, or a kidney transplant. But if they are still working, ask your doctor about how you can maximize their function for as long as possible. Caring for diabetes and high blood pressure will help. Certain blood pressure meds may help more than others. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What type of diet for kidney failure?

What type of diet for kidney failure?

Many considerations: If you are on dialysis or heading for a transplant, you will have a renal dietician to help. Most people in renal failure will restrict salt, protein, phosphate, and potassium. Fluids will be limited also. Because ingredients like phosphorus and potassium are in virtually everything, your dietician will be a huge help. More frequent dialysis (as in home dialysis) allows more dietary flexibility. ...Read more

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How bad is kidney failure that is 35?

How bad is kidney failure that is 35?

Kidney Failure: I am not certain how to answer this. If your creatinine were 35 that would be phenomenally bad and not likley to be compatible with life. If your BUN was 35, I would say that this can happen in a normal person. So help me out and tell me what the 35 refers to - bun, creatinine, something else? ...Read more

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Can I get kidney failure for myoplex?

Can I get kidney failure for myoplex?

Does Not Appear So: Taken in moderation the only listed side effects of myoplex are upset stomach and weight gain. To read more go to: http://www. Dietspotlight. Com/myoplex-review/? Utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=bing_913&utm_term=myoplex%20side%20effects&utm_content=myoplex%20side%20effects. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have kidney failure?

How do I know if I have kidney failure?

Blood tests: , kidney ultrasound, urine tests should be able to confirm this. As far as the symptoms go, they could be vague. Here are two helpful articles:

http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html

http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/03/how-do-physicians-check-your-kidneys. Html. ...Read more

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Does gonorhoea result to kidney failure?

Does gonorhoea result to kidney failure?

No: Unless untreated ; septicemia occurs causing renal infection which untreated can cause failure. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have kidney failure?

What does it mean to have kidney failure?

Kidney Failure: Kidney failure (kf) usually refers to the condition where kidney function is poor enough for a patient to start dialysis. It is called chronic kidney disease (ckd) stage 6. Other stages of ckd, 1-5, may imply kidney failure of worsening degree as one goes to higher stages of ckd. Go see a nephrologist for more information on your kidney failure to get a better answer to your question. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of kidney failure?

What are early symptoms of kidney failure?

RENAL FAILURE: There are very few symptoms until the kidney reserve function has been depleted. Tiredness, sometimes excessive voiding, sometimes much less to not voiding at all, thirst, confusion comes in the end. ...Read more

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What are my options to treat kidney failure?

What are my options to treat kidney failure?

Dialysis/ transplant: Dialysis is in-center i.e. Hemodialysis (blood dialysis)
dialysis at home usually peritoneal via abdominal catheter
transplant (living-related, cadaveric, or living-unrelated)
or a combination of all the above in sequence. ...Read more

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How does kidney failure affect your tissues?

How does kidney failure affect your tissues?

Poison: Kidney function is required to rid your blood of poisons, in which case, kidney failure leads to poisoning of tissues and thus death if not placed on dialysis which cleans blood. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/kidney-disease/basics/complications/con-20026778 fore more info. ...Read more

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How to know if I have stage 5 kidney failure?

How to know if I have stage 5 kidney failure?

Blood test.: The stage of chronic kidney disease is based on the results of a blood test. Your doctor can help answer your question and refer you to a nephrologist if indicated. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Kidney failure or unhealthy kidney, what to do?

Kidney failure or unhealthy kidney, what to do?

See Your Doctor: An unhealthy kidney cannot do the work it is designed to do - clean your blood and keep critical levels of different chemicals in balance. Kidney failure is when the kidneys can no longer do the work needed and you doctor has to use medicines to help you out or prescribe dialysis which is kidney replacement treatment. Bottom line - see your doctor soon please. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of kidney failure?

What are some of the symptoms of kidney failure?

Silent: Kidneys fail silently-- therefore routine screening is necessary! Subtle signs --- like increased fatigue, increased sleepiness, mild tremors, cognitive/memory impairment, headaches, flu like symptoms, body aches, leg cramps etc etc can all be indicative of renal failure! ...Read more

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What should I do to prepare for my kidney failure?

What should I do to prepare for my kidney failure?

Excellent question: Indicates your understanding & acceptance of problem. Carry on with low protein & low potassum diet& control acidosis & salt intake for as long as you feel reasonably well. Ask your nephrologist about how long before need for kidney replacement therapy. Consider pros and cons of dailysis vs transplant. Latter is best & living related kidneys are best & avoid waiting list for cadaveric kidney. ...Read more

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Can you describe the initial signs of kidney failure?

Little or no urine: Production; swelling of feet, ankles &/or eyelids; nausea vomiting & loss of appetite; flank pain (under rib cage on back); feeling of tiredness, weakness & lack of energy: possible some mental confusion. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

What are some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

Subtle: More often than not they are mild and easy to miss as just having a "flu" and being under the weather.
They include: fatigue, poor appetite, increasing need to sleep but not waking up refreshed, nausea in the morning, lack of libido, muscle cramping and ultimately swelling, shortness of breath and low urine output. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: kidney failure?

What is the definition or description of: kidney failure?

Kidneys underperform: The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications:
1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste
2. Insufficient clearance of excess water
3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, including hyperkalemia and acidosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having kidney failure problems?

KIDNEY FAILURE: Either too little or too much urine production. Tiredness and sometimes in extreme cases fluid retention. Bilateral or one sided high back pain can happen with nephritic causes along with blood and protein in the urine. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the earlier symptoms of kidney failure?

Can you please describe the earlier symptoms of kidney failure?

Renal failure: First, i'd like to refer you to http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/89795-early-symptoms-chronic-renal-failure/. There you will find that in the early stages of renal failure people feel that they are ill and lack their normal energy. Their appetite decreases, they frequently have an upset stomach, and their skin itches alot, . ...Read more

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Will kidney failure kill me?

Will kidney failure kill me?

Not necessarily: If kidney failure is mild/stable with an established & eliminated cause (eg from nsaids), you may not have problems from it. If severe, then "renal replacement therapy" w hemodialysis (hd) or kidney transplant is lifesaving. Life expectancy on hd is markedly less than for people w/o kidney failure (degree depends on cause), but kidney transplants seem to do better (if no complications, 75% 10 yrs). ...Read more

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What causes acute kidney failure?

What causes acute kidney failure?

Toxic insults: Low blood pressure, interruption of blood flow, obstruction of urine flow, drug allergies, toxic drugs, autoimmune disease, heart failure, chronic liver disease, sepsis,
underlying problems such as diabetes and myeloma increase the chance for renal failure.

There are many causes, most are evident upon inspection of the patient, this requires expert attention and action to reverse the process. ...Read more

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What are signs of acute kidney failure?

What are signs of acute kidney failure?

Decrease urination: There are multiple signs of acute renal failure (arf). The first sign that must people realize is a decrease in urine output as well as noticeable swelling in their lower extremities. ARF can also be detected by your doctor by blood and urine tests. If you have severe forms of arf, then you develop decrease in appetite, insomnia and anemia. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, what drug causes kidney failure?

Drugs-kidney failure: There are various drugs that can cause kidney failure and the list is quite long. For detailed description of what they are, go to this link:

http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/medications-that-can-cause-acute-renal-failure. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney failure due to stones?

What are the symptoms of kidney failure due to stones?

Pain: Most patients with kidney stones experienced a lot of pain. This pain is usually in their flank and radiating into the groin. Symptoms of kidney failure include swelling fatigue poor appetite and nausea. ...Read more

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What is dialysis and how is it used to treat kidney failure?

What is dialysis and how is it used to treat kidney failure?

Dialysis: The process of dialysis is to take blood out of a patient who has kidney failure and send that blood through a dialysis machine. Inside the machine, blood is filtered, somewhat like a normal kidney but much less effiiciently taking out waster and water that has accumulated in the blood. The processed blood is then returned to the patient. Typically, dialysis takes place for 4 hrs 3 days/wk. ...Read more

Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more


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Lose Temper (Definition)

Losing your temper is a symptom in which a person has too much anger, gets angry too quickly, gets angry too easily, or is angry for too long, when compared to the average normal person who experiences a similar situation. Anger is a strong feeling ...Read more