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Nephrologists Specializing In Lupus Nephritis
Kidney specialists: are called "nephrologists". There are many good nephrologists in Connecticut. Patients are usually referred to a nephrologist by their primary care doctor, who may be familiar with nephrologists in their area. You can find information about nephrologists in your area by going to: https://www.google.com/search?q=nephrologist+New+Britain+CT&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 ...Read more
Pulmonologist: Sarcoidosis is a condition where inflammatory deposits can localize in multiple sites in the body, but most commonly the clinical findings are most prevalent in the lungs (hilar adenopathy, micronodule deposition in lung tissue). Changes in pulmonary function studies, coughing, and dyspnea might occur. In heart, sarcoidosis can result in arrhythmias, and cardiomyopathy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With acute diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus, why would a patient have uremia and hyperkalemia?
Consider Birmingham: I don't know any of the pediatric rheumatologists in person who practice in Memphis or other places in Tennessee so I can't recommend them myself.It's quite a long drive to Birmingham, Alabama to Children's of Alabama (3hrs 47min) so it may not be possible for you to travel that far.However, I can guarantee your child will receive the best treatment anywhere in the U.S. if you see any of us 6 docs ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need recommendations/names of MN doctors who specialize in diagnosing POTS or similar autonomic neuropathy?
Try the Mayo clinic: The Mayo clinic is a world wide expert in this subject, and they have many helpful resources for evaluating this kind of problem. ...Read more
Why is there selective proteinuria in nephritic and nonselective proteinuria in nephrotic syndrome?
Whoa: Who's your instructor? In nephrotic syndrome, the proteinuria may be selective (mostly albumin, as in most cases of minimal changed disease and any other cause of proteinuria in which the gbm is only modestly damaged) or nonselective (lots of globulin also, as see in the more severe nephrotic syndromes). ...Read more
After effecting with lupus in routine urine test results protien:creatin ratio 1.5; protien spot total 63mg/dl,cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) as rx.is my kidneys effected?
Any doctors in Saint Louis who are expierenced in treating patients with Lyme disease or chronic lyme?
Do rheumatologists commonly see undiff connective tissue disease patients with lots of ctd symptoms but normal labs (other than high ana)?
What are the differences between medical microbiologists, infectious disease specialists, immunologists, and rheumatologists?
The medical team: The great thing about Medicine, is there are many interesting areas to focus on. Just like a team sport with a quarter back, running backs, receivers etc - within Medicine there are interesting roles that you can explore if you find particular interest in a certain area. I know docs who only work on HIV for example. I'm an ID doc and I think I have the best job in the world! Follow your interests. ...Read more
Where are pg courses in diabetology available for doctors to train in diabetes mellitus management?
Annual meetings: Annual meetings of national groups such as the american diabetes association, the endocrine society, and the american association of clinical endocrinologists provide many seminars for reviewing current practice and learning about new treatments in the pipeline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not dierectly: Any form of nephritis (meaning kidney inflammation) can lead to kidney failure which is usually not fatal since there are different forms of kidney replacement therapy (dialysis or transplantation). It would obviously be best to not reach this point and therefore prompt diagnosis and treatment would be recommended. ...Read more
Kleb pneumoniae found - urine of parkinson patient.Neuro dr.Referred to uro & id.But senstive drugs are renal & neuro toxic.Will nephrologist solve it
UTI: Klebsiella UTI can be serious. Klebsiella is often sensitive to cephalosporin antibiotics, which are safe for kidneys and brains. Advanced penicillin derivatives also are generally safe for both organs. ID expert is best advisor. Avoid gentamicin or tobramycin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is magic?: 1the use of anti-malarials in autoimmune diseases was accidentally discovered in treating wwii vets for malaria. Those with RA improved. Chloroquine and ho-q were tested in sle, with very positive results. In the early 80's canadian researchers definitively showed fewer sle flares with ho-q. It is considered the rx of first choice for :sle. We now understand more of the mechanisms, but not all. ...Read more
Ana 160:1 with u1rnp 5 u/ml. Other lupus screens negative. Pulmonary hypertension, Renal failure reverses with bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). Can it be mtcd/sjogren?
Not rare disease MD: It's the rare disease in whatever area the disease exists in--the rare heart disorder, the rare cancer, the rare skin disease, etc. Fully-trained and board-certified peds cardiologists, oncologists, dermatologists, would be able to treat not only the routine and everyday cardiac, cancer or skin problems and diseases, but also the rare or unusual ones. Some will be better and smarter than others! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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