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Are uremia and uraemia the same thing?

Yes: In the U.S., it is most commonly spelled uremia; in the U.K., I believe it is spelled uraemia. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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Can tomatoes cause pruritus?

Can tomatoes cause pruritus?

Yes: Most commonly people are allergic to berries but most foods can cause reactions in certain individuals. If routinely when you eat tomatoes or tomato products and it cause an itch (of hives) then it is imperative to avoid that food item. ...Read more

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What is aquagenic pruritus??

What is aquagenic pruritus??

Itching with water: Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3179019/ For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How do doctors define uremia and azotemia?

Uremia: The are both defined by eGFR that is low enough to push up the BUN which is the classic definition. The syndrome of uremia is very complex and would recommend you go to uptodate. Com for much more details. ...Read more

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How can choledocholithiasis causes pruritus?

How can choledocholithiasis causes pruritus?

Bile back-up: Choledocholithiasis, or blockage of your common bile duct can lead to jaundice. When you get jaundice, bile salts are deposited in your skin which cause the itching. ...Read more

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Are uremia and uremic syndrome the same thing?

Are uremia and uremic syndrome the same thing?

Uremia: Uremia is high blood urea. Uremic syndrome is the constellation of symptoms that come from having too much urea in the blood. The higher the urea the more manifestations of the syndrome you will have. Uremic frost is found only when it is very high. ...Read more

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I have low uremia on my blood test what does this mean?

I have low uremia on my blood test what does this mean?

Unsure: There is no test for uremia. Uremia is a condition of end stage renal disease with toxic accumulation of waste products. Certainly low "uremia" would be a good thing. I cannot imagine what test you had done. Uric acid is sometimes measured and again low is good. ...Read more

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What causes psychogenic pruritus?

What causes psychogenic pruritus?

Psychogenic itch: Psychogenic itch is a general or localized itch that occurs in the setting of psychiatric illnesses or somatoform disorders. Examples include itch in obsessive compulsive disorders, depression, and delusions of parasitosis. Increased psychological stress may be associated with the development of symptoms. ...Read more

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What is pruritus ani?

Itchy butt: Literally. Causes are typically related to hemorrhoids in adults but in the young, parasitic worm infections can trigger awful nightime anal itch. ...Read more

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How is pruritus ani generally treated?

How is pruritus ani generally treated?

Itchy Butt; Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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How can I treat uremia effectively?

How can I treat uremia effectively?

Uremia treatment: Uremia can be treated by dialysis, either peritoneal (P) dialysis or hemodialysis (H). If a patient is on P or H, having a successful kidney transplant can cure the patient's uremia and allow the patient to stop dialysis. ...Read more

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Is uremia a toxin in the blood?

Is uremia a toxin in the blood?

Urea toxin: Yes very toxic. And will kill you. Wikipedia has nice discussion under metabolic waste. ...Read more

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What is radiobrachialis pruritus?

What is radiobrachialis pruritus?

Brachioradial itch: Brachioradial pruritus is a neurogenic itch syndrome of the upper extremities. Symptoms include localized itching along the skin of the dorsolateral forearm overlying the brachioradialis muscle (hence the name). Symptoms can also involve the upper arms and shoulders. Cause is not well understood ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of azotemia and uremia?

What are the symptoms of azotemia and uremia?

Kidney failure: Azotemia and urimea is the same condition. It is due to kidney failure. The impurities (urea) accumulates in the blood because kidneys cannot elliminate it. It causes gradual onset of coma, cardiac arrest and death. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

AZOTEMIA is the: Early stage while uremia/ kidney failure is the end stage of kidney disease. In the former, the condition can be caused by dehydration, medication side effect, insufficient water intake, certain medical conditions etc while the latter is caused/ contributed by uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, liver disease, extreme shock, sepsis/blood infection etc rx-. Hemodialysis and/or kidney transplant. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

Almost synonyms.: Both words refer to what happens when the kidneys fail to function fully and urea, creatinine, and other nitrogenous waste products build up in the blood. Uremia refers mainly to urea, so it is considered less precise. Azotemia comes from the greek root azote or nitrogen, and describes an excess of nitrogen-containing compounds in the blood. ...Read more

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Is there medicine to lower creatine levels, if so, what is it? 45 year old female with uremia

Is there medicine to lower creatine levels, if so, what is it? 45 year old female with uremia

No: Creatinine is an indirect marker of the filtration capacity of the kidney. Uremia is present in kidney failure. Unfortunately, no medicine can specifically improve filtration of the kidney. ...Read more

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How does uremia cause fibrinous pericarditis?

How does uremia cause fibrinous pericarditis?

Unknown: No one knows what specific toxin (s) accumulate that can lead to uremic pericarditis - not everyone who has severe uremia will develop it. ...Read more

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