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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
I'm 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
Could you give me a list of nephrologists in tulsa that take medicaid and medicare. I can't seem to find any.
What are uncommon causes of low magnesium? Had replaced via iv. Take 8 slomag/day w/o real help. Don't have usual causes. I see nephrologist next wek
Kidney physician: Nephrologist is a physician who specializes in problems with kidney function and how the kidneys and their function or lack thereof affects the rest of the persons health. They may also be involved in the use of dialysis and kidney transplants as part of their treatment regimen. ...Read more
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
Avoiding dialysis: When to start dialysis is sometimes an easy decision, and sometimes more difficult. If your nephrologist sees a need then there is a good chance there really is one, but there can be differences between nephrologists as to absolute need for dialysis in cases where the lab or clinical data are not clear cut. Tthere are many risks, benefits and alternatives to discuss, so a second opinion may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My nephrologist has only treated 6 other cases of hyperaldosteronism in 20 years. Should I stick with him or find another more experiened dr.?
Nephrologist said she thinks I may have pdk despite my age & no history of it in my family. Made it sound like nothing to really worry about. Is it?
PKD: PKD is diagnosed by renal ultrasound or MRI imaging. Each kidney must have at least 3 cysts are your age. PKD can have no detectable family history in about 5-10 percent of individuals. If PKD is present, then blood pressure will rise and some decline in kidney function will occur. The size of each kidney determines natural history in any individual. Larger kidneys are not as healthy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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