FAQ for Kidney Disease

Here are questions asked frequently by kidney disease patients, and doctors have answered. If you have other questions, please consult the online doctor.

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Kidney Treatment Group Invite Links.We have doctors to answer you. Besides, we will provide you some information about diet and treatment regularly to help you fight against kidney disease.

Information About How to Increase eGFR

Information About How to Increase eGFR

Question: I have Diabetic Nephropathy. I need information about how to increase eGFR level. Mine is 47ml/min. Answer: Your eGFR level 47ml/min means that you are at Stage 3 Diabetic Nephropathy, and your kidneys are moderately damaged. Howe...Read More

Alternative Treatment to Dialysis and Cause of Kidney Shrinking

Alternative Treatment to Dialysis and Cause of Kidney Shrinking

Question: My brother is 64 years old with longtime diabetic, having kidney problem and doing dialysis for the last 6months. Now the creatinine level is 3.7 and urine output is 600 ml against 1000ml input. Last week, doctor found his left ki...Read More

How Serious Is Creatinine 3.5 in Kidney Failure Patients

How Serious Is Creatinine 3.5 in Kidney Failure Patients

Question : I had complete Kidney Failure in Aug. They pumped in lot of fluid and the creatinine normal. But last month it went from high to 3.5. Thats what concerns me. Answer : As you described, you may have Acute Kidney Failure. In genera...Read More

Can Kidney Failure Patients on Dialysis Improve Heath With Nutrition

Can Kidney Failure Patients on Dialysis Improve Heath With Nutrition

Question: Ive been on dialysis since May 2009. A dietician at the dialysis center said there was no way I could improve my health whit nutrition. Is that true? Answer: Well, nutrition can improve health because enough nutrition can ensure t...Read More

Why Do Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Have Swollen Feet

Why Do Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Have Swollen Feet

Questions: My husband has been swollen in his legs and ankles for months. The doctor only mentioned Nephrotic Syndrome and told him to continue Lasenopro. What can be going on and why? Answer: Nephrotic Syndrome is not an independent kidney...Read More

What to Do With Boils in CKD Stage 3

What to Do With Boils in CKD Stage 3

Question : I am in Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Failure. I have boils on my face everyday. What do I do about them? Answer : Most boils are caused by a germ (staphylococcal bacteria). This germ enters the body through tiny nicks or cuts in the sk...Read More

Treatment for Acute Kidney Failure Caused by Diuretics Overdose

Treatment for Acute Kidney Failure Caused by Diuretics Overdose

Question: I have Acute Kidney Failure after the doctor gave too much diuretics. My serum creatinine is 380. Will my kidney function recovers with fluid rehydration (slow infusion)? Answer: Using too much diuretics causes reduction of blood...Read More

Does PTH 136 Mean Chronic Kidney Failure

Does PTH 136 Mean Chronic Kidney Failure

Question: Hi, I have IgA Nephropathy and to this point Ive been manage on ACE inhibitors and statins but I had a blood test today and my PTH is 136 which I know is high. How high is dangerously high? Does this mean I will progress to chroni...Read More

What Cough Syrup Can Be Given to FSGS Patient

What Cough Syrup Can Be Given to FSGS Patient

Question: My son has FSGS and is taking tacrolimus and losartan. Please tell me which cough syrup I can give him. Answer: I am glad to answer your question. FSGS (Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis) is a primary glomerulonephritis. It means...Read More

Is Fever One of the Side Effects of Dialysis

Is Fever One of the Side Effects of Dialysis

Question: My husband just finished his 2nd visit to dialysis center. He is in stage 5 renal disease. He currently has catheter for dialysis. Now he has fever and feel weak. Why? Is fever one of the side effects of dialysis? Answer: Fever is...Read More

Treatment for Weakness Due to Creatinine 7.27

Treatment for Weakness Due to Creatinine 7.27

Question: My Creatinine is 7.27, and it is causing loss of my muscles rapidly. Although I do not have water retention in my body. All I have is weakness all the time.What medication you suggest. How to get it? Answer: Thanks for you inquiry...Read More

Is Gastrointestinal Bleeding Related to Kidney Failure

Is Gastrointestinal Bleeding Related to Kidney Failure

Question: My grand mum with age 80 having both the kidney failure 6 months back under dialysis. Now she has gastrointestinal bleeding for last one week. After all checkup no abnormality found in the gastrointestinal tract or any bleeding po...Read More

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