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What Dies It Mean When You Kidney Count Is 17
See below: Presume yo have been told the blood/serum creatinine id 1.7 this is a test for kidney function and needs to be converted to another parameter called GFR or glomerular filtration rate which is a better term to define kidney function. This GFR value between 0-90 is staged as stage 1 to stage 5, stage 5 being worse its a measure of how well your kidneys are eliminating waste. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
have sjogern's syndrome. I heard it affects kidney, lung. So does it mean I would die early? 30 yr male.
Possible: Possible not always check with your rheumatologist ...Read more
Dr. Jason cogdill. Thx for answering the q re: prerenal kidney failure. What timeline do you mean by "short-term" risk is death? Thx.
For your question: The short term referred to 1week. That first week if the kidney had gone down to less then 5% of normal for a prolonged period of time death would have been a real risk. ...Read more
Lab results: Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Depending on the test, a normal value may rule out disease but other normal results do not necessarily mean lack of disease. It would be useful to have the actual results. ...Read more
I have a kidney disease n I've only been urinating 2-3 times a day dies this mean my kidneys are shutting down?
Voiding: Not necessarily, you may not be drinking enough fluids.. Check it out with your doctor. ...Read more
Low WBC: Low WBC after transplantation is very common as a consequence of the various immunosuppressive agents (particularly Mycophenolate Mofetil and azathioprine) and antiviral medicines (such as gancyclovir and acyclovir) which are myelosuppressive. Low wbc, particularly low neutrophil count, can be very dangerous, so consult with your transplant specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Went to er, getting pvc's about once every 6 beats. Took blood count, great. Electrolytes/kidney function great.Do these test mean my arteries r good?
What did the doctor mean by:
chemistry-normal glucose, kidney and liver function
blood count- consistent with resolving viral infection
urine sample- ?
Kidney size: No. That is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
I slightly felt a sharp kind of pain near my donated kidney... Maybe the kidney itself... What does it mean? It's gone now but what if it comes back?
Pain: When were you transplanted ? Was the surgery recent? Also did you miss any of meds? And do you have any pain on movement or pain while passing urine. In some patients recent surgery can cause some pain due to nerve injury. This is assuming many variables. Best optic is to see your transplant doc. Call them and see them. Most patients can feel some pain weeks post transplant. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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