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I have and infarction in my left kidney and am on blood thinners how come its so painful been in horrible pain for the last 4 months
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
Depends : Hard to answer because it depends on the cause, how severe, and how much kidney was affected. Infarction means tissue death, so the amount of kidney infarcted is lost. If only a small area 20% of one kidney, there is not likely to be much harm. The more kidney affected, especially is due to a systemic diseases i.e. Massive shock and low blood pressure--it may be significant. ...Read more
Kidney infarct: Kidney infarction is serious - very serious. 50 % infarction is likely to disable the kidney more - over time. What caused this? Is only one kidney involved? Yes a second opinion is essential: Root cause? vascular fix needed? is BP shooting up? Best meds? Can kidney be spared? Or is removal best? Is other kidney in jeopardy? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i feel hot body at sleep latley bit of headec in morning .Lasey and losing loot of hair too why os that happing could be sinuce infaction?
White Blood Cells: A white blood cell count of 5.0 is normal. A viral infection would lower the wbcs, in general. And, a bacterial infection may raise the wbcs. ...Read more
New guidelines 2013: Link for new guidelines: http://content.Onlinejacc.Org/article.Aspx?Articleid=1486115 lot of newer things: more focus on therapeutic hypothermia focusing on reducing time to treatment increased role of prehospital medical personnel (emts etc) in activating cardiac teams at the hospital before patient arrival. ...Read more
You need doctor: Your urine needs to be analyzed for signs of infection and cultured for bacteria. This will identify what and if you're infected. Sometimes the antibiotic you start with isn't the right one, a culture will determine which antibiotic will kill the bacteria. Without a urine sample before antibiotics you may not get the right treatment which could make infection worse. ...Read more
I had circumcision sergery this tuesday coz i hv tight skin..But nw it's saturday still my penis forhead irritating it's normal or i hv any infaction?
Probably normal...: Post-circ pain is expected from body reaction/inflammation for self-healing after local tissue injury , usually resolved, and gone within 1-2 weeks. Yet, the degree of local pain and swelling reflects not only the degree of tissue injury inciting inflammation for healing also the surgeon's skill which is related with amount of tissue injury. Nonetheless, it's okay as long as getting better... ...Read more
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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