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Frequently Asked Questions About Kidney Disease

Is Vegetable Protein Easier on Kidneys

Hey, thanks for trusting us and leaving us message. How is your husband now? Hope he feels better. You asked if vegetable protein is easier on the kidneys. As for this question, I’d like to say “No, compared with vegetable protein, anemi...Read More

How to Lessen Creatinine and Stop Dialysis

I am so sorry to hear you are suffering from kidney failure and dialysis. The following is the answer about how to lessen creatinine and stop dialysis, hope it is helpful for you....Read More

Is Ramipril Contraindicated for ESRD Patients

Patient: I am an ESRD patient with creatinine 5.6mg/dl. Is ramipril contraindicated for me? Doctor: Ramipril is often recommended to decrease high blood pressure. But not all patients are suitable to take ramipril. Especially when the patie...Read More

Is Massage Safe for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Patient: My dad has Polycystic Kidney Disease and too much straining and lifting causes his cysts to break, causing blood clots, much like kidney stones. It causes him extreme pain and they are hard for him to pass. My question is I am in m...Read More

Nephrotic Syndrome, 4.5 Years Old: Treatment for Swelling

Patient: My 4 and half years old daughter is suffering from Nephrotic Syndrome and she is being treated with omnacortil, but the swelling is not coming down. It is treating from last two weeks. Please help. Doctor: hi, so sorry to hea...Read More

High Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure in IgA Nephropathy

Patient : Just a little bit about myself: I have had IgA Nephropathy since age 12. I am now 33 and my kidney function is at 41%. Im on high cholesterol and high blood pressure. What should I do? Doctor : High cholesterol and high blood pres...Read More

Herbs to Reduce the Progression of Class IV IgA Nephropathy

Patient: Hi, I am 29 years old and I am female. I have IgA Nephropathy class IV. Can I as what herbs can I take everyday to reduce the progression of my illness? Many thanks! Doctor: Hi, thanks for leaving us message and we are glad to give...Read More

Creatinine 7.9, GFR7, Hypertensive Nephropathy, 74 Years old

Patient: I am a patient of high blood pressure controlling by tablets. My creatinine level is 7.9 and GFR is 7. What I must do? Doctor: Hey, thanks for leaving us message. Before answer your questions, I have some questions for you and this...Read More

Why Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Have Hyperlipidemia

Why Nephrotic Syndrome patients have hyperlipidemia? Nephrotic Syndrome is a kidney disorder marked by tons of protein in urine. Since it is a problem regarding kidney, many patients must have the doubt why they have hyperlipidemia which is an increas...Read More

What Is the Relation between Urinary Infection and Creatinine

o be honest, there is no direct relation between urinary infection and creatinine, but in some cases, frequent urinary infection can cause elevation of creatinine level in blood by affecting kidney condition. Kidney takes charge of excreting...Read More