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Low potassium and kidneys?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by Sasha24 1 answer

I have cirrhosis of the liver and undergo paracentesis far too often now. My last one was Friday (3/10) and they had a nephrologist look over my blood work. They called me yesterday to tell me that my potassium level in my kidneys was very low. I'm unable to get through to my primary care ...

Will taking clindamycin for a few days interfere with the results of blood tests at the hospital?

Posted 20 Feb 2017 by ira62hair 1 answer

The nephrologist knows all the meds I take and this clindamycin was for a painful inflamed finger, have been taking the mycin for 3 days and scheduled for four days more and then no more.

After 23 years of transplantation, why would my nephrologist be testing me for the BK Virus?

Posted 19 Apr 2016 by david kraft 0 answers

BK Virus most susceptible up to 5 years out. Lowering of immunosupression helps fight BK Virus. Symptoms are sub-clinical and cancer drug "vismodegib" causes all symptoms. I am on lowest dose of cyclosporine (main side affect - gout), azathioprine (increases susceptibility to basil and ...

What is the difference between Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow) and Rena-Vite Tabs (CYP 162 Red)?

Posted 16 Apr 2015 by Luiz Filho 1 answer

Dear Sirs, I am a patient with CKD on dialysis waiting for a kidney transplant and my nephrologist has been prescribing Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow) for few years. However, Blue Cross Health Insurance has recently denied coverage for Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow). In order to find a ...

Could not find a drug that sounded like "Kerosyn"?

Posted 6 Aug 2014 by Janny Kay 2 answers

Nephrology M.D. dictated the above word very clearly & distinctly. Could not find it using different spellings.

I was just diagnosed with distal renal tubular acidosis~Help!?

Posted 17 Jan 2014 by Laurieannesky 1 answer

My urologist says my kidneys shouldn't hurt. They hurt bad. He admits he knows nothing about the disease. I have a long wait for my first nephrologist appt. Should I find another doctor now or wait & suffer?

6 months ago my nephrologist reduced my Cellcept in half from 1g daily to 500mg daily. My blood?

Posted 18 Nov 2013 by 8456297789 2 answers

... results are better than ever. Should I be concerned about rejection and go back to 1g daily? My nephrologist has no clue.

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