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What Dialysis Patient Should Take For Cold
Avoid decongestants.: Best to check with your nephrologist for specific advice that is tailored to you. Many cold medicines with decongestants can raise blood pressure and most dialysis patients already have high blood pressure. Coricidin HBP contains medicines that will not affect your blood pressure so this may me a safe option. ...Read more
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
Headaches: Wellness is vital to controlling any headache or pain issue. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and therapy to work efficiently. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Take b-complex 100 too. ...Read more
Those prescribed: Most kidney infections are cause by bacteria, and antibiotics will treat the infection. It is important to take the drug in the dose prescribed for the full duration of the prescription. Talk to your doctor before taking other drugs, especially over-the-counter pain medications. Non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (advil, etc) can cause kidney damage, especially during kidney infections. ...Read more
After surgery for pilonidal sinus how long does it take to cure and what precautions are to be taken.?
Depends on surgery: There are several ways to treat a pilonidal cyst by surgery. First, you can cut it out & suture back up the skin and tissues and that takes about 2 weeks to heal but there is a high recurrence rate. You can cut it open & leave open & change dressings (marsupialization) which can take several weeks but low recurrence or do the last procedure but use a wound vac & about 10 days to heal- no packing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OTC not much: Benadry may help, but youi should talk to your doctor about prescription anti emetics which are very uselful. If this is a long term problem you may need an investigation to find a cause. ...Read more
Ask the lab: You must ask the lab what 19.5h means. What does the h stand for? Most results for patients taking Coumadin (warfarin) are reported in seconds. The report should have a control number. It should also have a inr number. Once the labroatory supplies you with a definition of h, ask your question again. ...Read more
Pateint with acute cholecystitis but he take treatment and now is well his operation postpond for 2 months ..for how long he should take antibiotic?
How long should someone take blood presure medication? What is the difference between exforge and exforge htc? And for how long should some one be takten it. Should they continue even if the BP goes down to normal?
2 or 3 ingredients: Exforge is a combo of amlodipine and valsartan. Exforge hct (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and valsartan) is the same plus hydrochlorothiazide. One needs lifetime BP control. Whether with Exforge or different medicine: whatever it takes. If BP normalizes (let's say, with weight loss), then the medicine can be reduced or even stopped as long as BP stays normal. Let me add: Exforge is insanely expensive. There are far cheaper effective meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: In severe kidney damage the ace inhibitors and arbs can cause dangerous rise in potassium levels but in earlier disease when you have mainly protein in the urine they are the best. Drugs for late stages would be calcium and beta blockers and diuretics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What instructions wud a doctor give to a patient before taking a 24 hour urine cortisol test?What wud the patient have to take care of for the test?
What guidelines for potassium and sodium should I follow when cooking a dinner for someone on dialysis?
Keep it low: For a person on dialysis, they need to have a low potassium and low salt diet. Dialysis patients can not regulate potassium and salt very well, so they need to minimize these minerals in their diets. If they have too much dietary salt and potassium, cardic issues and and an elevated bood pressure can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dialysis: It is best to ask your Nephrologist this question, as they know what is right and needed for you and your situation. ...Read more
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