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Would you recommend natural medicine for a kidney disease patient?

My father has been diagnosed with kidney disease and is apprehensive about lots of medical treatment. Is there any harm in starting natural medicine for him? He is 70 years old....

Can drinking a lot of water for a chronic kidney disease patient cause any major problem?

My mother lives with chronic kidney disease. She is drinking a lot more water lately for health reasons. But could it cause any health concerns for her in regard to her kidneys?...

Is high creatinine treated as a medical emergency?

My mother's creatinine level has increased to 6. 9 from 5. 2 in one month. Should this be considered a medical emergency?

When is dialysis actually required?

My mother is 72 years old and a chronic kidney disease patient. The doctor has been asking us to start off with dialysis for her but currently she is pretty active and we don’t...

My baby is 10 months old and has water retention in her legs. Should we be worried?

My daughter is 10 months old and I have noticed some water retention in her legs. We have taken her to the pediatrician who has taken some samples for testing. I am worried if...

My brother is due for a kidney transplant. What are the chances that my kidney will work for him?

My brother needs a transplant, but the transplant list is long and he isn't considered a priority on it. The doctors have tested me and have said that my kidney will match and...

What is the way to confirm chronic kidney disease in a patient?

My mother is 76 years old and has had a history of diabetes for the last 37 years. Her creatinine levels are high and at about 5. 33. Is she moving towards chronic kidney disease?...

My mother is dealing with fluid retention in her body despite taking lasix. What can she do?

My mother is 70 years old and is suffering from CKD. She has been on lasix for the last 6 months, but her fluid retention is still very high. What could be the reason?

Is there a sign to look out for to detect kidney disease early?

My mother and father both died of a kidney failure. I am currently 50 years old and I am worried that I will also have a kidney disorder. What are the signs to look out for to...

Lab work done 10/09/17 showed my Absolute Lymphocytes @ 5738. This is not the first time they were high. I had one @ 5400 months before October. My...

I have had several Corticosteroid Lumbar injections, Kidney Infections, H Pylori & C-Dif prir years October 25,17 I had Surgery Lumbar FUSION.

Do protein powders affect the kidneys?

I am 28 years old and I have just started going to the gym. My instructor has advised me to take protein supplements to enhance the weight loss process. I want to know if these...

Is a juice stressful for the kidneys?

I am planning to go for a juice and water detox. However, I read some reviews which said that such a detox plan could cause strain on the kidneys. Is it true?

Can high blood pressure along with kidney disease become critical?

My mother in law is 72 years and is suffering from high blood pressure and kidney disease. Her kidneys are functioning only at about 12%, according to the doctor. How critical...

My father is suffering from glomerular disease. What is the treatment?

My father is 70 years old and has recently been diagnosed with glomerular disease. I've never even heard of it before. What is the treatment for the disease and what are the...

What are the factors considered before a kidney transplant?

My nephew needs to undergo a kidney transplant. What are the various factors to consider before going in for a kidney transplant? What makes someone eligible?

Does Dytor 100mg cause drowsiness?

My mother has been on Dytor 100MG to drain out excess fluid accumulating in her body. However she is constantly complaining of drowsiness. Is it because of the medicine or something...

When is a dialysis recommended?

My mother has a creatinine level of 5. 5. She is heavily diabetic and according to the doctors she will need dialysis soon in the future. They have been suggesting a fistula...

What is the success rate of a kidney transplant with a child?

My friend's son is suffering from a kidney disorder and the doctors have suggested a kidney transplant in his case. While the family is discussing the chances of success, I would...

How can I check the functioning of my kidneys?

I am 40 years old and I have been on diabetes medication for the last 6 years. I am told that diabetes can have an impact on kidneys in the long run. How can I check the functioning...

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

For the past 4 days my son who is 9 years old has been passing deep yellow urine. I am not sure which doctor to consult. Should I see a nephrologist or could it be an issue connected...

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