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  • I want to know more about kidney failure.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions April 30, 2014 03:57 PM

    Chronic kidney failure is that develop from all kinds of primary kidney disease or secondary kidney disease. The kidney progressive damage and the excretory, secretory and the function of regulating body’s metabolism is gradually slowing down. In medicine, chronic kidney disease have both...

  • High Creatinine 1.7

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions July 1, 2013 08:32 AM

    A person with only one kidney may have a normal level of about 1.8 or 1.9. Creatinine levels that reach 2.0 or more in babies and 10.0 or more in adults may indicate severe kidney impairment and the need for a dialysis machine to remove wastes from the blood.Aside from kidney failure or azotemia;...

  • Treatment High Creatinine With Renal Failure

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions March 3, 2013 09:10 AM

    Creatinine is a by-product of the filtration of the blood.Normally, your kidneys filter creatinine out of your bloodstream. If you have high creatinine levels, this indicates a problem with your kidneys. Kidney function can become impaired from chronic kidney disease or acute kidney failure.Chronic...

  • Reduce creatinine to do what

    crlina15 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions July 19, 2012 02:20 AM

    (1) reduce creatinine emphasis on solving serum creatinine, urea nitrogen rising basic reason for row poison effect is not ideal patients, and then go to a doctor or simply to discharge poison if this kind of practice is quite wrong and not wise. When directly facing the symptoms and is beyond the...

  • kidney transplant for kidney disease

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions June 10, 2012 08:12 AM

    Recently, a news says that a lady died on the operating table trying to donate her kidney to her brother. This is a bad new and meanwhile it reminds us of the fact that kidney transplant is not safe, even for the kidney donor.Then: How Does Kidney Transplant Threat Kidney Failure Patients

  • Children in Polycystic Kidney Disease

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 6, 2011 06:28 AM

    As we all know PKD is genetic disease. Once one family member is diagnosed with PKD, all of his family members will feel anxious.Generally, if one parent is experiencing this disease, each of his children has around 50% of suffering it. If parents are experiencing this disease, each of their...

  • Stages of kidney disease

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 1, 2011 02:55 AM

    According to the K/DOQI Guidlines constituted by National Kidney Foundation (NKF) in 2002, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) can be classified into five stages, which is quite significant for the treatment. The stages are measured by kidney functions instead of specific diagnosis, so Glomerular...

  • Concerned by numbers in metabolic panel

    die7fox 1 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions August 27, 2010 02:31 PM

    I'm a 38 year old man in very good overall health. I exercise five to six days a week for at least an hour (combination of bodybuilding and heavy cardio), and my diet consists of balanced, low-calorie meals: lean protein (mainly from boneless, skinless chicken breasts), fruits and vegetables. I...

  • IGA or is it

    luvsrotts4 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 9, 2010 07:32 PM

    My husband went into kidney failure the day before his 40th birthday in 2008(what a birthday present right) several days later he was told he had wegeners, then good pastures then finally they said IGA. He was in the hospital for almost a week. I brought him home and he was put on dialysis here....

  • Kidney disease, lithium toxitity

    6grandkids 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 10, 2009 04:53 PM

    I began taking lithium in 1988. Worked well for bi-polar but over the last 10 years I have repeatedly asked my doctors if I should be concerned about kidney failure.Standard reply was creatine is fine, don't worry.Well, here I am now with chronic kidney failure. (discovered with an ultra sound...

  • How often can they do diaylsis?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions June 28, 2009 03:54 PM

    My husband, in his early 50's, was rushed to the er where they told him he had kidney failure. They started diaylsis immediately. They did it nine days in, with only taking one day off. I've never heard of this before. They found fluids around his lungs so they diaylsis two time in a twelve hr....

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  • Confused with diagnosys - kidney failure

    anil2008 1 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions November 24, 2008 05:35 AM

    Hi, i'm 37 years old, i went for a general health check up last week. undergone Ultra sound test and renography found to be my left kidney relative functionality is 13% and right kidney is about 87%. The doctor is advising me to under go for an operation to remove the left kidney. Follwing are the...

  • i had pyelonephritis, does it mean i'm at more of a risk for kidney failure?

    ginapapa 1 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions April 2, 2007 10:55 PM

    I recently got over a kidney infection, and it may be a stupid question but does that in any way mean that I am at a bigger risk for kidney failure?

  • final stage of kidney failure

    marpoohtaz 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions October 3, 2006 05:38 PM

    My father is 98 years old, and he went into the nursing home in march working on 25% of his kindey's. and with in the last month or so he has stop eating and drinking water, :( the doctors say that it is a matter of time before his kidney stop working, :mad: what should I look for when his kidney's...

  • Cause of Death?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions July 11, 2006 04:13 PM

    Wayy back, my dad was diagnosed with kidney failure..probably 1998. He had been performing dialysis for 4 years already (at home and overnight) when, in 2002, my mom found him dead, with his overnight machine not in use and all the solution bags cleaned up. His final, official cause of death was...