Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Health Q&A
Creatinine & urea

My creatinine test value is 0.6 and Urea test value is 20 what it means and what treatment should I take?

Mod to severe kidney fail

She has hypertension on treatment with Tab olmezest 20 MG in morning and Tab Amlokind 5 mg in the night No DM, has hypothyroidism on eltroxin. Underwent spine surgery 1 year back and takes pain killers for back pain like diclofenac, Paracetamol, Ezact Mr. Her kidney function is impaired as per the reports done last week. Her eGFR = 36 blood urea nitrogen =40.57 creatinine = 1.4 bun/sr creatinine ratio 28.98 Can she continue taking olmezest and amlodipine for her hypertension or does she need to shift to some other anti hypertensive? She has stopped taking pain killers now except for occasional Tramadol tabs. What can be done to improve her kidney functions. Kindly advise.

Suspect iga nephropathy

Patient was suffering from severe headache and vomitings, so consulted doctor and had been observed bp of 200/130,suggested for ct braib ,2decho,Doppler,ultrasound(abdomen).everything was good and found fault in kidney and suggested for biopsy ... How much the procedure may cost.

Blood Creatinine 6.4

My mother is recently detected with blood Creatinine level 6.4. Will she be fine with proper medication? What are the consequences? What diet should she take? She is overweight too. What does this level mean.. Is her one kidney affected or both? Please help me with this. Thanks

Lt renal stone in calyx

I have been given following report while doing full body checkup for joining a reputed company: : LIVER : Liver is normal in size and echopattern. No focal intra-hepatic lesion detected. Intra-hepatic biliary radicals are not dilated.Portal vein is normal in calibre. GALL BLADDER : Gall bladder appears echofree with normal wall thickness .CBD appears normal. PANCREAS : Pancreas is normal in size and echopattern. SPLEEN : Spleen is normal in size & echopattern. KIDNEYS : Both kidneys are normal in position, size and outline.Cortico-medullary differentiation of both kidneys is maintained. Lt renal stone in middle calyx – 3.9 mm , no hydronephrosis No evidence of renal stone or hydronephrosis on Rt side No significant free fluid is detected . URINARY BLADDER : Urinary bladder is normal in wall thickness with clear contents.. PROSTATE : Prostate is normal in size and echo-pattern. Impression : Lt renal stone in middle calyx – 3.9 mm , no hydronephrosis So, what is the meaning of it?

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