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  • 3 days ago

    Cant afford your medications?

    ScriptCo Pharmacy is Americas first and only membership-based wholesale pharmacy, based out of Texas. After becoming a member (membership is $120 per year) you can purchase your generic medications for the exact same cost ScriptCo Pharmacy buys them for. They even have a quote tool on their website so you can see what to expect to pay for your medications before becoming a member. They are mailed right to your door. Some meds are less than a penny. Go to www.scriptco.com to see how much you can save....
  • 10 days ago

    My 4 month old infant has a Kidney Stone :'(

    I found a red/orange spot in my babies diaper in the peepee area over the weekend. My wife and I were concerned that it was a blood stain and rushed to the emergency room. They ran tests on our son and it turns out that it was actually urinary Crystals instead of blood. After a trip to the urologist, the doctors found a small kidney stone in one of my son's kidneys. The doctor claims that breastmilk doesnt cause kidney stones & it doesnt run in either of our families. What could possibly....
  • 13 days ago

    Worried about Kidneys

    Since mid December I suddenly have had to go pee a lot more than normal. Went to my doctor who treated me for an enlarged prostate. Took 10 days of cipro and 5 days of Flomax. In the end it didn't get better. They now say my Prostate is fine and have ruled out Diabetes. Blood test show that my kidney function has decreased. Told me to stop taking advil and drink 8 bottles of water a day. I have done all that. I'm scheduled to see a specialist on Wednesday. I'm very nervous about this....
  • 2 months ago

    How long can I wait to go to the doctor about a kidney stone?

    I don’t mind toughing it and and waiting for it to pass if that’s safe at this point. What worries me though is that I urinated out 2 chunks of something that wasn’t a kidney stone this morning. It looked like scar tissue and there was a teensy drop of blood on 1 of them. I’m a single 38 year old male who doesn’t smoke or drink, who rarely gets sick so I’ve never been to the doctor very much and have no insurance. And I can’t afford to be laid up in the hospital with a catheter insurance or not honestly....
  • 2 months ago

    Is Alkaline Water Helpful.

    Some People suggest that Alkaline water is helpful for kidney and heart problem. Is it correct ?
  • 2 months ago

    Im afraid that i have chronic kidney disease please help

    Hello 28 years old male here. I m scared to death so here are my symptoms: microscopic blood in urine, for 2 l of water i go pee around 8 times per day with amount of 250 ml, also i have unpleasant feeling down there, no exactly pain and not all the time. no other symptoms no night urinating
  • 2 months ago

    High Potassium

    I went to the DR yesterday for a pre op physical. I have stage 4 Kidney disease and have had Kidney disease for 50 years. She did a basic metabolic and my potassium was 5.6. I have never had a problem with potassium. She wants to recheck in 3 days after I hydrate more and watch my diet. Is this the safe thing to do and is there medication I can take? Karen
  • 3 months ago

    mom with blood clot

    If a patient is having kidney surgery, can the doctor perform the surgery if the patient has a blood clot in their leg?
  • 3 months ago

    Prehospital glucagon

    I'm a paramedic and I've had difficulty on finding an answer to a question I have about prehospital use of glucagon in renal failure patients. I've had two renal failure patients whom were also diabetic. Both of these patients had bgl that registered as LOW on our glucometer. Both patients I was unable to obtain IV access so I used 1 mg glucagon IM. In both cases I did not get a discernable rise in bgl as both pt remained LOW on subsequent rechecks. Why is this?
  • 3 months ago

    Quadruple Bypass after Kidney Donation

    A friend of mine needs a quadruple bypass after suffering a heart attack. He has had normal BP and is a very healthy 72 year old individual, otherwise. He donated a kidney to a family member 20 years ago, and has had no side effects or problems related to his donation. He is very worried about the possibility of kidney damage from surgery and having to go through dialysis. What are chances of permanent kidney damage? Anything informative someone can point me towards? Thank you.