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Reply: Solid Mass found via UltraSound
Sometimes imaging can be less than perfectly accurate. So following the US with CT was a...More
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I agree with Cora: if it continues to bother you, then see a doctor. But kidneys are...More
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Reply: What to expect after fistula surgery please advise
If I remember correctly they told me not to lift anything heavier than 2 pounds for the...More
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Reply: Fistula
13% GFR is probably correct. It was 15% back in my day (1996), but Medicare changes from...More
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Reply: Fistula on the 30th question
I'd ask the nephrologist, AND the vascular surgeon who is going to do the work about...More
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Reply: mild fullness in right renal pelvis
I know this has been posted for a long time, but I wasn't quite sure how to reply. I...More
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Reply: Requirement of gfr to start dialysis???
Less than 20 ml/min and diabetic fits the general recommendation for dialysis; but docs...More
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Reply: Surgery for fistula help please
I had a graft in my forearm, not quite the same as a fistula, but the procedure is...More
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Reply: What does a Spot on your Kidney mean?
"Spot" is rather vague. I'm guessing that the doc used this term before seeing the CT...More
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Reply: Husband had creatinine levels 2.7 then 1.7, then 1...
I tend to round creatinine numbers off to X.x and forget the second decimal place. The...More
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