I can answer questions related to kidney diseases, Kidney Transplant and hypertension. I am Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. I also serve as assistant professor at major Medical Universities.
Practicing Nephrologist in Las Vegas, Nevada
MD Internal Medicine board certified Nephrology and Hypertension Board certified
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It appears that your brother is not getting enough fluid removed during dialysis which is causing wetness in lungs which tends to predispose to Pneumonia. I think gaining less fluid in between dialysis
Your doctor is correct and you have age related decline in kidney function which is common and not concerning. Miralax primarily works in the intestine and has very minimal absorption into the blood.
High doses of vitamin C increase risk of kidney stones and all her symptoms seem to be consistent with calcium oxalate stones. These oxalate crystals are sharp and cause intermittent bleeding. Sometimes
Hi Richard, Creatinine is produced by muscles and the levels are affected by several factors. Creatinine level is higher in someone with high muscle mass, creatine supplements, after heavy exercise
Body loses water in form of urine,sweat, stool, from breathing etc. Urine output is primarily dependent upon the fluid intake if the kidneys are healthy. If the kidneys are diseased and not able to
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