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What can cause GFR to drop?

Posted 21 Jul 2010 by Birdhappy 4 answers

Renal Failure - Went to my PDr Monday and she ran my kidney function for me in three months my GFR?My GFR dropped from 39 to 27 in just three months. What caused the sudden drop? By the way she also found out I had a bladder infection. Also my creatinine level was 1.95 normal range is 0.50-1.30. ...

What are the symptoms of kidney failure?

Posted 16 days ago by Pupy0388 2 answers

I need to know what are the symptoms of kidney failure.

Prednisone wean - side effects?

Posted 27 Dec 2017 by Oamaccoux 0 answers

... severe allergic reaction. I started at 60 mg, but now have been weaning by approximately 10 mg every other week, and I am down to 20 mg/10 mg alternating every other day. I am just curious when the side effects (jitters, moon face, acne, insomnia etc) usually subside? I have noticed some ...

Does anyone know if the contrast dye Omnipaque 240 causes gadolinium toxicity?

Posted 8 Dec 2017 by Molly Larsen 1 answer

My husband went into acute renal failure twice after having scans with the use of Omnipque 240. He had other problems such as cognitive forgetfulness, change in voice, hallucinations, rash, burning sensations, ringing in ears, and more. He asked for a lab test and doctor doesn't want to ...

How long after taking magnesium citrate will it be before you have a normal bowel movement?

Posted 19 Sep 2017 by joanie707 0 answers

I have been taking magnesium citrate advice of my Dr, but I need to know what to expect afterwards, e.g. how long should I wait before taking a laxative again. Once I use it I have diarrhea for a day then nothing. Thank you Also I cannot get a appointment with a GI doctor for 3 weeks, how often can ...

I am in a nursing home and I was wondering can the physician change my pain medicine for my pain?

Posted 11 Nov 2017 by KLHall 2 answers

I am in a nursing home in Ohio. I have been on dialysis eight years and in end stage renal failure. Both my kidneys were removed 4 years ago. I also have renal osteoarthritis severe in both knees. I also have neuropathy in both my legs. I am in a wheelchair because of the severity of it and am ...

I am 7 years old, I have been diagnosed with type one diabetes since I was 7 years old?

Posted 27 Oct 2017 by goitom 0 answers

I'm a kidney failure and on dialysis for eight years, this last three years I'm not able to walk because my bones are weak, my parathyroid hormone are very high almost 1200 but my Phosphorus and calcium levels are normal what can I do I still don't have any solution for my legs I ...

I do not urinate. Will retrograde ejaculation have adverse effects?

Posted 27 Jan 2017 by retired gent 2 answers

Due to renal failure I no longer urinate. I am on hemodialysis. I have BPH and have recently stopped taking tamsilosun. If semen flows into the bladder how can it get out. Will this lead to infection. Will normal ejaculation occur no I have ceased to take tamsilosun.?

I was born with one kidney and it declined a bit

Posted 6 Feb 2017 by michele harvey 5 answers

How long does a person live for with one and are on antidepressants and arthritis. How will I know when it get to the point when its end stage failure whats the symptoms.

Zemplar, I'm in stage five renal failure with a GFR of 8,what is my life expectancy? I have been on?

Posted 8 Feb 2014 by Mikeshelton 1 answer

... this drug now for about one year

Is taking hydrochlorothiazide and Lisinopril good or bad for kidneys?

Posted 21 Oct 2013 by sbluemn 1 answer

I have stage 3 kidney failure due to years of untreated high blood pressure and over use of ibuprophen. I take atenolol, lisinopril, hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine, lipitor and synthroid. I want to know if hydrochlorothiazide, lisinopril and lipitor are good or bad for kidney function?

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