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What Is acute kidney failure?

A: acute kidney failure is a sudden, very dangerous loss of kidney functioning. When the kidneys stop filtering blood properly, toxins and waste fluids can build up in the bloodstream in life-threatening amounts. acute kidney failure can be caused by defects within the organs themselves, insufficient blood flow into the kidneys, or problems expelling waste after it leaves them. An individual experiencing sudden renal failure many feel fatigued and drowsy, and notice swelling in the extremities and an inability to urinate. Seizures, coma, or death...
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How do I care for a wife with diabetes insipidus who has also suffered acute kidney failure?

A: With loving care. Call your Dr office and see if you can get home health or hospis. Sometimes medicaid will pick up with your insurance does not. Contact the national diabetes foundation. They can help. Also get in touch with her Dr.for suggestions.There are also Home health care agencies. I don''t know how bad your wife is ,but you should let any other family members willing to help, help. She depends on you so you can''t let yourself get worn down also With lots of love and support :) If she has acute kidney failure I assume she is still in hospital? Or do you mean she has chronic renal failure which is more usual in diabetic patients? These are areas I know alot about so e mail me with...


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Can vancomycin cause acute renal failure?

A:  Vancomycin can be toxic to the kidneys, resulting in acute renal failure. Risk factors that can contribute to acute renal failure include hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, age, other medications, and low body muscle mass. The amount of vancomycin absorbed into the blood stream is dependent on dosage as well as other risk factors. Close monitoring of vancomycin blood serum levels (also known as serum trough levels) is recommended to prevent and identify acute renal failure at its onset. Discontinuation of vancomycin and the administration of IV fluids can allow the

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What is the most common cause of kidney failure?

A: causes of acute kidney failure: Hemorrhage Internal bleeding Shock Heart attack acute pancreatitis Heat exhaustion acute nephritis Urinary obstruction causes of chronic kidney failure: Hypertension - 23% of cases (NIDDK); 28.8% cases (NWHIC) Glomerulonephritis - 12.3% of cases (NIDDK); 11.4% cases (NWHIC) Polycystic kidney disease - 2.9% of cases (NIDDK, NWHIC) Chronic nephritis (type of Nephritis) Urinary stones Urinary tumor See also underlying causes of End Stage Renal Disease...


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Can Dehydration For 1-3 Days Cause acute Renal failure?

A: The dehydration can cause renal failure because when body is loosing water and salts due to dehydration, kidney tries to retain water and salts and also retain toxic waste materials like creatinine, blood urea and nitrogen. This condition can cause renal failure. But this renal failure is reversible if detected and treated earlier....


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is overuse of potassium and high blood pressure medicines causes of kidney failure

A: kidney failure, acute - causes & kidney failure, chronic - causes - I found this information for you. Have a nice evening :)...


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home remedies for kidney failure

A: kidney failure cannot be cured with natural remedies. It is necessary to consult a doctor immediately who will prescribe the right course of treatment for you. However, here is some information that may help you understand the condition better.   The kidneys remove waste matter from the blood through the urine. kidneys also regulate the water levels and the various minerals required by the body for proper functioning. In addition, they also produce hormones which control other body functions. There are many other organs in the body that depend on the kidneys to function properly. When the kidneys fail temporarily, it is known as

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How Common Is Dying From kidney failure?

A: Renal failure can be divided into acute or chronic. acute kidney failure a result of a toxic overload. include accidents, injuries or complications from surgery &Drug overdoses. chronic kidney diseaseThe common cause is diabetes mellitus, hypertension. Overuse of common drugs, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, cocaine and acetaminophen to be blamed. In the United States alone kidney failure was the ninth leading cause of death in 2001. kidney disease is common here and can be hard to identify right away. Because diabetes is common in the United States

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How Common Is Dying From kidney failure?

A: Renal failure can be divided into acute or chronic. acute kidney failure a result of a toxic overload. include accidents, injuries or complications from surgery &Drug overdoses. chronic kidney diseaseThe common cause is diabetes mellitus, hypertension. Overuse of common drugs, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, cocaine and acetaminophen to be blamed. In the United States alone kidney failure was the ninth leading cause of death in 2001. kidney disease is common here and can be hard to identify right away. Because diabetes is common in the United States

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What can cause total Renal failure?

A: Please see the link below about acute renal failure. It states the possible causes and has other information as well. http://www.drugs.com/enc/acute-kidney-failure.html Hi Mom2Emily10 I am sorry to hear of your problem. I can only comment from my own experience, when my kidney function was fine (following a full blood count) I then took an antibiotic and a week later I was in renal failure stage 1, which fortunately was picked up on another blood test and I was rushed into the Renal Unit as a matter of emergency, fortunately the kidney inflammation was treatable with...


 
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