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Kidney Transplant Swelling Of Leg On Side Of Transplant Cause
Yes,definitely: Kidney disease causes swelling of face first than feet, but still in some people ,it is more observable in the feet than face and rest of the body. Also if you loose proteins from kidney disease that also can lead to welling of feet which is called edema.Please consult your Nephrologist ASAP ...Read more
In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more
My feet are swelling a got protenuria can I take herbal duretic for the swelling and i had a kidney transplant las year 2012?
See the doctor: Don't treat yourself with an herbal diuretic. Not that there's anything wrong with herbal medicines. If you need a diuretic your kidney doctor will advise you so when you check in with them, soon please. You want to protect your transplant and have the foot swelling dealt with in a safe, effective way. Thanks for asking. ...Read more
I'm post kidney transplant for 9 months and my gum swelling and bleeding although i clean my teeth well! please advice me! warmest regards.
Transplant gingiva: The specific etiology of your particular problem is compounded by your need to take several medications which can adversely effect your mucogingival health. I would suggest an immediate appointment with your dentist, and discuss with them the possible treatment protocols for your problem. This is not a unique disfunction, and is relatively common, but treatment is definitely indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be: From fear from the fact of possible body rejection to the kidney as well as from the meds taken to reduce immune system reactions.. ...Read more
I've had a kidney transplant in the year 2005, i've been on tacrolimus since 2008. Can you please tell me the major side effects of the drug ?
Adverse effects: Some side effects include headache, elevated blood pressure, insomnia, rash, metabolic abnormalities, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, low red or white blood cell count, liver and kidney problems, infection, diabetes mellitus, and weakness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Renal failure: Any disease that lead to kidney failure which means the glomerular filtration rate drops under 60 and high blood urea nitrogen and creatinine. Patient may start dialysis first and then be a candidate for transplant. In adults diabetics are the main patients with renal failure. Long term hypertension cause serious damage to the kidney too. There are acquired and inherited kidney disease too. ...Read more
Severe trauma: Which shatters kidney in person who only has a solitary functioning kidney. ...Read more
Possible causes for sudden , volcano like intermittent bleeding at the surgical drain site in weeks after kidney transplant ?
Old fluid collection: Drains placed in the or are usually placed through safe pathways from inside to the outside of the abdomen - rarely this may not be so. The drain was probably left in a space that was expected to collect fluid or blood and the plastic itself may have become blocked. It is possible that an internal collection of old blood +/or fluid decompresses intermittently through the pathway, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidneys anatomically require connection to an artery for blood supply, a vein for blood drainage and the bladder for urine outflow. In a transplant a healthy kidney is disconnected from its usual attachments and moved to a new location with those 3 requirements (artery, vein, bladder). This may be an auto-txp - somewhere else in your own body; or an allo-txp -from ...Read more
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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