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Offline Mr_Blonde

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SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« on: 04/01/2006 22:59:43 »
:(So my mom got a call from the Dr. today to go in because there was something wrong with her Bloodwork, so she went to see him and he said that theres something wrong with her Kidneys, that there not working the way there supposed to. She was in tears when she came back, it wasnt good at all, what could be wrong with her? Is she gonna die? Is this treatable? Please help me!!!!! Shes been on all kinds of medication, could it be some sort of mix? Please this is serious.


 

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #1 on: 04/01/2006 23:12:55 »
Joee,

I feel for you..it's clear you're extremely upset about this.

I'm not a doctor here but if you can provide us with more information then I'm sure we can assist/advise you.

What EXACTLY is the diagnosis ?...what medications is your mother on ?...how long has she had this ?...any history of this in the family ?..what are her symptoms ?

There are amazing drugs around today and if you can provide the information then someone here may be able to rest assure you.

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #2 on: 04/01/2006 23:25:03 »
Well shes had Fibro Mailasia for like 10 years now and shes been on various medications for it for years, she said shes been feeling sick the past 2 1/2 months, and something on the bloodwork chart showed that some of her results have been out of balance for that peroid of time or so. The DR. was very limited on the topic she said, all he said was "I have to get you into a specialist" So hes trying to get her in ASAP. Shes going for more bloodwork tomorrow morning, lastly she didnt understand why he mentioned somehting about her Chloresterol? What could that mean? Will she be ok? :(
 

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #3 on: 04/01/2006 23:58:19 »
Ok chum.

You need to grace us with some patience ok ?..until someone with medical knowledge can post here.

It can take a while but it seems that your mother is receiving excellent care. I am sure all will be well. The good thing is that she is being seen.

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #4 on: 04/01/2006 23:59:17 »
Thanks, ill be checking back.
 

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #5 on: 05/01/2006 03:34:00 »
As far as my limited knowledge goes, cholesterol can block blood vessels & there are many small blood vessels in the kidneys. Maybe it's something to do with that.
But I agree with Neil, wait for someone with specialist knowledge to reply. There are a few here so it shouldn't take too long.

*shouts for Chris or Lawrence*

My best wishes to your mother.
 

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #6 on: 05/01/2006 10:13:37 »
Quote
Originally posted by Mr_Blonde

"Well shes had Fibro Mailasia for like 10 years now"


I think Mr Blonde means "Fibromyalgia".

This is a rheumatic condition which can have an associated kidney disease similar to "lupus nephritis",
(Hypercholesterolemia is a symptom of this nephrotic syndrome).
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec11/ch144/ch144c.html
http://www.diagnose-me.com/cond/C633746.html
Nephrotic disease is treatable with medications such as diuretics, corticosteroids and
in extreme cases dialysis and kidney transplant.

Note: kidney function can be impaired by some medications,
(e.g. the NSAIDs which she may be taking for her fibromyalgia),
so her nephrologist should review the "all kinds of medications" she is taking.
« Last Edit: 07/01/2006 09:55:14 by ROBERT »
 

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #7 on: 08/01/2006 07:30:47 »
Thanks alot for all the help, shes ok now. The results came back & her Kidneys have returned to normal, it turns out it was infact a problem caused by the medication which she was taking. I'll get back to you with what it was, thanks again.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 08/01/2006 07:35:00 »
Hey thats fantastic news !!....It's great to hear that !....nice.

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Re: SERIOUS Kidney PROBLEM!!!! :(:(:(
« Reply #9 on: 08/01/2006 16:14:27 »
Mr_Blonde - I'm pleased to hear it. I hope everything works out well
 

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