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Namrata Sharma Goel

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

Dr. Namrata Sharma Goel is a top Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) in Houston, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Namrata Sharma Goel is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Namrata Sharma Goel is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Namrata Sharma Goel is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Houston, TX, Dr. Namrata Sharma Goel is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
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How will I know if I passed kidney stones?

You will have a lot of pain, then suddenly the pain will go away. May also see bloody urine.

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Do excessive greens cause kidney failure?

No, greens and high potassium intake don’t cause kidney failure.

What are the factors considered before a kidney transplant?

The blood type of the donor has to match the patient and the donor should not have Diabetes or high bp

How can I check the functioning of my kidneys?

You can go to a general practitioner and do a full physical with lab work that includes a urine test to look for protein in the urine and blood test that includes a basic metabolic READ MORE
You can go to a general practitioner and do a full physical with lab work that includes a urine test to look for protein in the urine and blood test that includes a basic metabolic panel that will show your kidney function. Protein in the urine shows diabetes is affecting the kidneys.

My son is passing deep yellow urine. Could it be an issue of the liver or the kidney?

Hi, In a healthy child, yellow is usually a sign of dehydration. I would have him drink more water. But look at the white part of his eyes and his skin: if they show yellow, READ MORE
Hi,

In a healthy child, yellow is usually a sign of dehydration. I would have him drink more water. But look at the white part of his eyes and his skin: if they show yellow, then it’s a sign of liver injury or hepatitis and you should see a pediatrician or pediatric hepatologist (liver specialist).

My mother is having excessive water retention in the body. She is currently on the medication Dytor 100 mg for draining out the water. Will the med...

Hi,

If her creatinine is that high, the fluid pill won’t work to remove fluid and she likely needs hemo-dialysis to remove the body swelling.

I am worried about my prostate enlargement. Please help.

Yes it is common for men to have an enlarged prostate. I suggest you see a urologist for Medicines they can put you on to shrink the size of the prostrate and to check your PSA READ MORE
Yes it is common for men to have an enlarged prostate. I suggest you see a urologist for Medicines they can put you on to shrink the size of the prostrate and to check your PSA level.

Will kidney infection cause back pain?

Yes, kidney infections or bladder infections can cause side pain or back pain. I would also recommend a kidney ultrasound to make sure you don't have kidney stones.

What does blood in urine 1+ mean?

Hi, Unless it’s during menstruation in a woman, 1+ blood in the urine is a lot. I recommend seeing a urologist for a cystoscope to look for bladder mass, kidney stones first. READ MORE
Hi,
Unless it’s during menstruation in a woman, 1+ blood in the urine is a lot. I recommend seeing a urologist for a cystoscope to look for bladder mass, kidney stones first. If that is negative, you will need a kidney biopsy

Is there a way to reduce creatinine levels naturally?

She needs to make sure she sees a nephrologist asap, she can see me at 713-520-6875. She needs to refrain from all NSAIDS (motrin, advil) and hold Ace Inhibitors or ARBS- such READ MORE
She needs to make sure she sees a nephrologist asap, she can see me at 713-520-6875.
She needs to refrain from all NSAIDS (motrin, advil) and hold Ace Inhibitors or ARBS- such as losartan and lisinopril bp meds. Losing weight, 10-20 pounds, and controlling BP is the only way to decrease creatinine levels.

Is there any medication to reduce the creatinine levels in a person?

Unfortunately, no. Losing 10-20 pounds in an overweight person is the only way to decrease creatinine levels.

How is the status of kidneys determined in a diabetes patient?

Elevated blood pressure, pain medications, and antibiotics can also decrease kidney function. She can see me in the clinic at 713-520-6875.