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What To Expect At Stage 5 Kidney Disease
Can you tell me what this means for my kidneys they have been like this since 2013 on five diff blood tests GFR >60....indicate kidney disease?
It depends: If it says GFR is greater than 60 (which is the usual sentence) it may be normal, since more than 60 could be 80, 90 or 100, etc.Now, this may not mean it is stable since it could have been 90 then dropped to 80 then to 70 But if it says 60 ml/min (not greater than 60) this means it is weak for your age of 36 since you should have above 90 ml/min GFR. Need to make sure that urinalysis is normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Im 86 years and 3 months old w. stage 5 kidney disease (eGFR=13, creatinine=4.41.) My general physical condition is otherwise quite good in normal ran?
Realistically, ...: How to realistically handle your current end-stage kidney disease could be a complex of conundrum & dilemma to patient, family, & doctors, since, nowadays, political correctness leads the way of our life, not available truth & facts of life first. To elaborate & explore what should be done, take time & patience to peruse lists in Facts of life-1, 2, & 3 by clicking buttons in www.formefirst.com. ...Read more
Time before dialysis: It is very difficult to answer your question. That is because all kidney disease is different. If one has polycystic kidney disease, that acts differently from diabetic kidney disease. The time for end stage renal disease is also dependent on the age of the patient. Have the person ask a nephrologist for a more detailed and meaningful answer to your question. ...Read more
Diet modification: Ckd stage v is very advanced form of kidney disease and many dietary restrictions along with medications are needed to delay need for dialysis. Limit diets high in potassium, phosphorus, limit excessive fluid intake and see nephrologist at least every month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Information on stage 5 chronic kidney disease for female aged 62 yrs and dcmp of 38% ,type 2 diabetes and hypertension
For 57+ F does serum creatinine 1.0 mg/dL along with 5-10% weight loss in 6-12 months, Hb 10.6 & Pt 1.2 L indicate early/mid stage kidney disease ?
RENAL DISEASE??: HELLO~ this show mild platelet reduction and anemia (HB10.2) You should see ur doctor to place on record its from menorrhagia,. or if not, find the cause and treat with iron after further tests. You need a CREATININE CLEARANCE to diagnose kidney disease and creatinine of 1.0 is within normal range. You would need massive wt loss to make Cr rise. thanks ...Read more
Lowering BP: Please learn the root cause of your kidney disease and high BP - if possible, remedy root causes. Meanwhile, achieve ideal weight, don't smoke, avoid salt, avoid saturated fats, avoid sugar, breads, pizza, muffins; eat mostly fruit, veggies, whole grain, egg whites; avoid animal fat; fish is good; poultry is fine; no skin; no fried food; nuts excellent; exercise twice daily; ask doc about ACEI rx ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
5: Stage 1 is normal and stage 5 is generally dialysis dependent. The stages are defined by the estimated glomerular filtration rate (egfr) with cut points as follows: stage 1 >90ml/min stage 2 > 60 ml/min stage 3 > 30 ml/min stage 4 > 15 ml/min stage 5 < 15 ml/min the egfr is obtained by either the cockroft gault or the mdrd method. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None....: At that stage it is a lab diagnosis only........ ...Read more
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