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  • i was diagnosed of liddle synrome its an autosomal disorder and I need help with the medication

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions August 11, 2014 07:40 PM

    I had a palpatation, metabolic alkalosis, hypertention, hypokalemia and was diagnosed last year of liddle syndrome. I guess I already had this because its an genetic condition later in life I all notice the its all symptoms. regarding with the right medication of amiloride 5mg as the doctor only...

  • Can the GFR test be wrong? A false low number?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions July 30, 2014 07:33 PM

    My doctor's office just called to say my GFR is 55 and I need to come in for another test. Having no idea what that was, I googled it and am now TOTALLY FREAKED OUT. Third stage of incurable kidney disease!!! Please tell me this could be a mistake somehow. I don't smoke & rarely drink. My BP is...

  • I was diagnosed with Bright's disease at age 5, in 1955. I took massive amounts of steroids for 10 y

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions May 21, 2014 04:17 PM

    I took massive amounts of steroids for the next 10 years. The disease went into remission (doctor's words) and I was fine for many years. Now, I am in my early 60's and my joints and discs are disintegrating. I have already had one hip replacement. My back discs are degenerating and I am in...

  • I STARTED HAVING THIS EPICAL HEADACHE, BACKPAIN, AND FEELING FEVERISH, I ALREADY HAD A KIDNEY CONDIT

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions May 8, 2014 03:58 PM

    I DISCOVERED LAST YEAR THAT I HAD A KIDNEY ISSUE WHEN MY DOCTOR TOLD ME I SHOULD STAY AWAY FROM ALCHOHOL,SMOKES ETC THE DISCOVERY WAS MADE WHEN I DID A URINE TEST. INITIALLY I THOUGHT I WAS HAVING FEVER. AND NOW ITS BACK AGAIN. I HAVE SEVERE BACKPAIN, HEADACHE, AND FEELING FEVERISH TOO. I NEVER...

  • 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...

  • kidneys leaking protein in my granson for almost 3 years prednisone doses of 10mg to 60mg.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions April 10, 2014 10:41 PM

    CURE OF KIDNEYS LEAKING PROTEIN IN URINE

  • Need more information about a 4.5 centimeter renal oncocytoma. Urologist continues to monitor.

    Genealogylady54 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions February 14, 2014 08:42 PM

    I am a 59 year old female. Would love to hear from others dealing with these tumors.

  • Renal Angiomyolipoma

    soofee 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions November 15, 2013 09:13 AM

    I am in my sixties and have an angiomyolipoma 6½ cms on my kidney. I have had numerous ultra sounds and CTs since it was diagnosed 1½ years ago. This week I went into hospital for embolization but at the last moment they decided not to do it because on the ultra sound that was taken then and a...

  • Can 1.7cm Kidney Cyst be Cancerous

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 30, 2013 09:06 AM

    I got a 1.7cm kidney cyst. Also, I had previous symptoms of nausea, burning urination and high leukocyte count in my urine. Can 1.7cm kidney cyst be cancerous?Learn more about kidney cyst treatment

  • How to control Polycystic Kidney Disease

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 21, 2013 08:04 AM

    PKD is hard to control, which is associated with the current treatment. In many countries, the western medicine are used for Polycystic Kidney Disease. Surgery is recommended when the cyst is too large and causes damages on kidneys. However, surgery only can remove limited cysts. Once the larger...

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  • 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;...

  • chronic tubulo interstitial nephritis

    deepak kimtee 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions April 19, 2013 03:22 PM

    hi , can any one help me with the best and latest treatment of CHRONIC TUBULO INTERSTITIAL NEPHRITIS as my relative is suffering and she is just 21 years. she is having high blood pressure and even after control diet and blood pressure her creatine levels are going up.is there any treatment or...

  • Back Pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions March 23, 2013 06:29 AM

    Back pain is the chief complain among people with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Well then, what are the causes of back pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease and how to prevent the pain?Causes of back pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease* Infection of the cyst will be blame for the pain in the location...

  • 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...

  • Symptoms Of Renal Failure

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions February 7, 2013 08:15 AM

    Clinical, but the most easily overlooked cause drowsiness, fatigue why does too much. Such as drowsiness, fatigue: this is the early symptoms of kidney career “full fight in” the blame mostly scared and tired. A little rest and symptoms improved, are more easily overlooked. Complexion yellowed:...

  • Diet To lower High Creatinine levels

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 24, 2013 05:40 AM

    Creatinine is a blood test that is ordered to assess kidney function. Using this test, along with other factors such as age, gender and weight, can help physicians calculate the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), which is a measure of kidney damage.There is no one particular kidney diet...

  • Treatment for Stage 4 CKD

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 16, 2013 07:38 AM

    It is called stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) when GFR has been severely reduced to 15-29. In this stage there have been advanced renal damages and more than 2/3 kidney functions have been lost.Kidney function of 25% means that the illness condition is still in the early period of stage 4 CKD,...

  • Can Chronic Kidney Disease Be Reversed

    pkdcn2897 1 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 17, 2012 08:46 AM

    Can chronic kidney disease be reversed?It is up to which stage patients are in. different from other diseases such as respiratory disease and heart disease, chronic kidney diseases usually have no sign in clinic, which is ignored by many people. Many kidney disease patients do not go to hospital...

  • Bladder hole

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 12, 2012 05:32 AM

    hi. I'm a woman with 44 years old. my weight is 90 kg. I don't have diabetes but i have fat liver. I had hysterectomy surgery in 3 years ago. Now i understand that my bladder is hole.Also, i have frequent urination.I used drug for retracting the bladder but it wasn't useful. Kidney and bladder...

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