Kidney Failure Treatment

In case of kidney failure, either dialysis or transplant is an option to bring back normal functioning of the renal system. Safeguard of the kidneys as well as damage control is the first option, which can save the kidney from further damage or total failure.Blockage in the renal artery can result in renal failure.

In case of kidney failure, either dialysis or transplant is an option to bring back normal functioning of the renal system. Safeguard of the kidneys as well as damage control is the first option, which can save the kidney from further damage or total ... More

Health Q&A
Frequently urine in night

My urine is what I had started noticing. Then I was frequently going to the bathroom, and when I got there, nothing's happening. You think, 'Hey, I've got to go to the john,' and you get there: 2, 3 drops.

Creatinine is increasing and gfr below 1

Past 3 years he has been taking medication. Before it was low now it has the creatinine levels and even after constant medication it's not lowering.

Mild back pain

I am having a very mild pain near kidney area. Its kind of sharp pain which arises sometimes. Also, i had KFT and GFR tests recently and they were normal

Constant pain in lower abdomen

Sir i am a female of 32 years old and i have constant pain in my lower abdomen. I got my blood test done in which my creatinine level is 1.0. There is also a foul smell in my urine as well with itching. Is there any risk to my kidneys?

ProteinUrea

I was told I am having Nephrotic Syndrome after 24 hours urine and other blood tests. However during the period of test I was having side effects of antibiotics and had oily food and pizzas 2-3 days before. Currently all my kidney blood test (creatin, triglicerides) are very normal, BP is 108/70. Only problem is Albumin which is 4+. I am undergoing treatment from Ayurvedic clinic for panchkarma. Is it advisable for an ayurvedic treatment or I should go for Kidney Biopsy test (advised by an Nephrologist based on the tests).

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What to Look for in Blood Tests for Patients on Dialysis

Blood tests can tell how well the dialysis is working, how well nourished you are, the state of your bones, how much acid thereis, in your blood , as well as your blood count. Monthly blood tests to check the levels of urea/creatinine, waste products produced by metabolism within the body, help ...

High Creatinine on Dialysis

Last week I met an anxious patient in my clinic. He was a young guy having end stage kidney disease (ESKD or ESRD) on regular 3 times per week hemodialysis. He exclaimed, "Doc I'm scared. Inspite of 3 times a week dialysis my creatinine levels have gone up from 6mg/dl (3 months ago) to ...

What Is an Edema?

Edema - a terminology used to denote swelling. It usually occurs because of - 1.) Inflammation, and 2.) Fluid retention, 3.) Blockage of any major vein and lymph passage. Edema / swelling due to inflammation may occur after trauma, infection and may develop over any part of the body. Edema ...

Be Water Wise for Healthy Kidneys

Keep your kidneys healthy by being “waterwise.” This means drinking the right amount of water for you. A common misconception is that everyone should drink eight glasses of water per day, but since everyone is different, daily water needs will vary by person. How much water you need is based ...

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Dr. Vidyashankar P - Nephrologist
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