Nephropathy Screening

Health Q&A
Swelling on abdomen,face

I am a diabetic patient since 11 years.From last 5 months I am having swelling on face ,legs and abdomen.I have done my kft and rft and lipid cretaine level in blood is 0.97 and albumin in urine is 49. My LDL cholesterol is 75. What is the reason of swelling? If you want any others details I can give you or mail as I have all my reports with me.

Diabetes is getting worse

Dear Sir/mam I am very concern about my aunt's health problem She is suffering from diabetes and now it starts affecting the kidney also her liver is also getting affected . So can you please help me regarding this problem. I know this is a serious problem . Can you please help me whether this requires any surgery or it will be treated without it . At present she has been treated in maidanta Gurgaon. Thank you


I have proteinuria and i have also undergone a the doctors has asked me to take wysolone 10 mg.does this medicine give edema in feet or is it because my proteinuria is increasing FYI my creatinine in 1.0 and uric acid is 19 in blood

Renial cyst in kidney

My father have been diagnosed with Renial cyst in right kidney for which Dr advised my father who is 65 yr old to take medicine peglec but after a dose of it, it started bleeding in stool is it a general thing or should I worry about it.

Chest and kidney discomfo

I'm feeling occassional pressure and pain in the middle and left side of chest. recent days I'm even feel slight pressure at back of chest. when checked ECG, cardialogist in ramakrishna hospital confirmed, no sign of heart diseases and gave prescription for gas trouble. Now a days I'm feeling very weak and tired. I couldnt even carry my 8 months baby for long time. vision degrading a little. when I respirate deep and observe the breath I can feel some discomfort in my kidneys too (back and below the ribs). does it have any connection to kidney disorder? or what should be my next move? I'm worried please help with your advice.

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