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Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Probably not: If that is the only thing you notice, then it would not likely be a sign of kidney failure or disease. Your doctor can do simple blood and urine tests to see how your kidneys are functioning. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it. However, e.Coli sepsis of other types can cause kidney failure that may be prevented by rx. ...Read more

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If I have been taking iburprofen for bout 5 months off & on like 3 to 4x's a wk for my headches will this cause kidney failure what could happen?

If I have been taking iburprofen for bout 5 months off & on like 3 to 4x's a wk for my headches will this cause kidney failure what could happen?

Try to quit: Taking any medication daily for headaches is not good for your body. Ibuprofen can cause gastritis, ulcers even bleeding of the stomach. It can also cause kidney impairment or failure. If you have daily headaches, you may have rebound headaches. Here's a resource to learn more: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/rebound-headaches/ds00613. ...Read more

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Why are people say lispronil high blood medication is giving them kidney failure like I'm so scared to even take this medication.

Why are people say lispronil high blood medication is giving them kidney failure like I'm so scared to even take this medication.

No flawless meds: During & after development of any approved med,they collect/monitor reported adverse symptoms or events experienced during use.When /if these are not rare,the med is pulled off the market.Since everyone is unique,there is always be a possibility that someone can develop an issue with a given med.Regular checkups/labs help monitor it.I have no concerns about this med and have been on it for years. ...Read more

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My dads 70 & has stage 3 kidney failure but refuses any treatment. How long can I expect him 2 live like this?

My dads 70 & has stage 3 kidney failure but refuses any treatment.  How long can I expect him 2 live like this?

Needs information.: Tell your dad we consider him relatively young. He might fear the idea of a dialysis machine. He needs an evaluation by a kidney specialist (nephrologist); dialysis, if it's ever needed, need not require a machine. A safer method, performed at home by the patient, has proven effective, freeing the patient from the need to go to a center. Have him see the doctor. ...Read more

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Tell me why patients with kidney failure eat and drink what they like only during the first few hours of dialysis?

Tell me why patients with kidney failure eat and drink what they like only during the first few hours of dialysis?

Nurses being nice: The total fluid removal target is programmed at the beginning of the dialysis run. Fluids consumed on dialysis are added to the total weight target. The removal target is doable from the onset of dialysis. If you drink 32 oz in the last hour, it is difficult to get this (and the preprogrammed amount) all off in the last hour. ...Read more

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What is the disease for symptoms like cold sweat, difficult in breathing and visual becomes black and white? My dad had kidney failure

What is the disease for symptoms like cold sweat, difficult in breathing and visual becomes black and white? My dad had kidney failure

These : These symptoms are very broad and could represent many things. Common causes would be low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), panic/anxiety attacks, neurological issues, etc. These are not signs of kidney failure, however more information on your family history should be obtained. You need a complete history, physical, and diagnostic testing in order to figure out what is going on. Best of luck. ...Read more

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The side effects of taking daily lysine, like kidney failure and nephritis, how often they occur, what can I do not to suffer this consecuences?

The side effects of taking daily lysine, like kidney failure and nephritis, how often they occur, what can I do not to suffer this consecuences?

Why lysine?: Good sources of lysine are high-protein foods such as eggs, red meat, lamb, pork, and poultry, soy, beans and peas, cheese and fish such as cod and sardines. There has been a case report of fanconi's syndrome due to long term use of high dose lysine, but no other renal impairment. Not recommended to be taken if you already have renal impairment. Stop taking supplements and eat a healthy diet. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

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


Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications: 1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste 2. Insufficient clearance of excess water 3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, ...Read more