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Help please! is dialysis the only treatment for high serum creatanine?

Help please! is dialysis the only treatment for high serum creatanine?

High creatinine: Before one starts dialysis, a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance is done to quantify one's glomerular filtration rate (gfr). If the GFR is. ...Read more

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more


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Is there a treatment for high creatinine other than dialysis?

Is there a treatment for high creatinine other than dialysis?

Treat the cause: Kidney disease is the most likely cause of high creatinine. Treating obstruction of the urinary tract, infection of the kidneys and possible drug damage or autoimmune diseases like lupus need to be considered before committing to life long dialysis. A discussion with your doctor is needed. You need to be certain that you need dialysis in order to tolerate the life style changes coming to you. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for high potassium?

What is the treatment for high potassium?

Diet and drugs: First watch diet, then see if you are taking medicines that cause high potassium and get rid of them, then try to get rid of it in urine by diuretics or stool by lactulose. Sometimes it can be from low aldosterone harmone and you have to give fludrocortisone. If kidneys are not working, may need dialysis if levels are high. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for high bilirubin levels?

What's the best treatment for high bilirubin levels?

UV light: Generally, this is a problem with newborns, where they have high bilirubin. In this setting, they are exposed to uv light to decrease it. ...Read more

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Would dialysis be needed for high potassium levels?

Would dialysis be needed for high potassium levels?

Yes: If the kidneys are not working and you are not making urine, and the potassium is very high dialysis would be needed to remove potassium. ...Read more

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How is high levels of bilirubin treated for elderly?

How is high levels of bilirubin treated for elderly?

Depends on : The cause. High bilirubin is a symptoms and can be due to many different reasons, e.g., hemolysis, liver inflammation, obstruction of bile ducts and drug effects etc and each requires a different treatment. ...Read more

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What treatment be given for low thyroid production?

What treatment be given for low thyroid production?

Replacement: The only known successful treatment for low thyroid production is taking the hormone by mouth . I myself have found adjunctive treatments to be useful for some of the symptoms including magnesium and vitamin d. ...Read more

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What is psa and high psa given treatment?

What is psa and high psa  given treatment?

Different causes: Prostate specific antigenpsa) is a protein produced by prostate cells. It can be detected at low levels in men of all ages, but increases when the prostate enlarges or becomes inflamed.Psa test used to screen men for prostate cancer or for recurrence of cancer.Benign prostatic enlargement, inflammation (prostatitis), recent ejaculation, strenuous bicycle riding, and recent rectal exam can be cause. ...Read more

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What hypertensive treatment works for a patient with coexisting chf, high cholesterol and iddm?

What hypertensive treatment works for a patient with coexisting chf, high cholesterol and iddm?

ACE inhibitor: An ACE inhibitor would be anti hypertensive of 1st choice in a pt with said profile bc of its cardio and Reno-protective benefits. If a dry cough, side-effect develops, an angiotensin receptor blocker ought to be tried next. ...Read more

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What hypertensive treatment works for a patient with coexisting chf, high cholesterol and iddm?

What hypertensive treatment works for a patient with coexisting chf, high cholesterol and iddm?

ACE or ARB: Any of them would work but ace or arb would also treat the chf and protect the kidneys so they would be a first choice. ( one or the other, not both). Most patients need more than one drug. ...Read more

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What is the cure for high creatinine?

What is the cure for high creatinine?

High Calcium Levels: The treatment for a high creatinine (c) level depends on what caused it. If it were due to drugs like nsaid's, stopping them would lower it. If it were due to some obstruction of the urinary tract, relief of that obstruction, if done soon enough, would lower the c level. See a neprhologist to be evaluated for the cause of your elevated c and to find out if it can be lowered. Good luck. ...Read more

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Possible reasons and cure for low WBC and haemoglobin count?

Possible reasons and cure for low WBC and haemoglobin count?

See your doctor: What you described is not an issue for self diagnosis or self treatment. One needs to determine the cause of the abnormality and treat that cause. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Cause and cure for low WBC and hemoglobin count?

Cause and cure for low WBC and hemoglobin count?

See below: Please consult this site for this rather broad topic. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/blood-disorder-types-and-treatment ...Read more

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What is the most effective supplement for low ferritin level?

What is the most effective supplement for low ferritin level?

Ferrous gluconate: It's easier on the gut than the sulfate. The key is to find out WHY you have low serum ferritin. Hookworm? Ulcer? Stomach cancer? A 'pop' vegetarian diet without supplements? Don't treat a lab value -- get to the cause. ...Read more

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Treatment for drug-resistant high blood pressure?

Treatment for drug-resistant high blood pressure?

Too many options: If you have resistant blood pressure, you may need to make sure you do not have a secondary cause such as a kidney or hormonal problem. Undiagnosed sleep apnea can do also be a cause. Obesity and failure to lose wight with diet and exercise can also prevent medication from working. You may need to be on at least 4 types of drugs to lower your blood pressure. You may need to see a hypertension. ...Read more

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