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I have my first appt with a nephrologist today to try and rule out diabetes insipidus. What can I expect on this first appt?
Diagnostic Process: The first goal is to verify if you have diabetes insipidus. This done through a history, physical, and tests done on simultaneous samples of blood and urine. Next is to evaluate the likely causes. At your follow appointments, he/she will discuss results and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nephrology is the study of the kidney: its structure, its function, and its diseases. The kidney is an incredibly complex organ that participates in a large number of essential bodily functions. Nephrologists are fellowship trained after completing an internal medicine residency, and they are experts in non-surgical treatment of the ...Read more
Im now stage 4 renal failure...Gfr 25 and creatinine 2.19. My first nephrologist appt is thursday .....What are the chances he will put me in hospital?
I see a nephrologist for "iga nephropathy" but have been having clots in my urine. Should i see a urologist? I have had 6-7 episodes of hematuria in the past 10 months. The first couple i thought were utis and went away on their own within 4 hours. Epi
I have high levels of protein in urine from 24 hour urine collection. I have been referred to nephrologist. What can you expect on an initial visit?
Nephrologist visit: You can expect to give your medical history and have a physical examination done by the nephrologist. You will be asked to collect a 24 hour urine collection for creatinine clearance and protein, to see at level your kidneys work and to quantify the amount of protein in your urine/24 hours. A renal ultrasound will be ordered. Depending on the urine results, more blood tests may be ordered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If you have mild kidney disease, then you probably need to see the nephrologist 2 to 3 times a year. However if you have more advanced renal impairment that requires multiple medications and frequent checking of your labs, they you may need to see that doctor 4 to 6 times a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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