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my child has to go to a kidney specialist what should i ask

my child has a bladder reflex and has to go to the doc tomorrow i dont want to forget what questions to ask what are some questions to ask she has Vesicoureteral reflux

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Jul. 14, 2010 in Health

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    Answer by txdaniella at 10:52 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • Im sorry i cant help but GL and i hope it works out ok

    Answer by DeeMarie87 at 10:53 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • If my child had to see a kidney specialist, I would think to ask:

    - how many times a day should my child be going to the bathroom?
    - how much water should my child be drinking a day?
    - should my child be avoiding sugary drinks?

    Good luck!

    Answer by cfh72 at 10:55 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • How taxed are the kidney's? scarring? where in the kidney is the damage
    What is his present kidney function level~present of normal (like 50% 95%)
    Is he spilling protein in his urine? what is the number? can I test at home.

    Blood? Sugar? in urine
    What is his creatinine level~blood and urine

    what are his potassium and sodium chloride levels like~any restrictions, phosphates (milk, ice cream)

    steriods? growth hormone? special formula?

    Good Luck with 7 year old is a stage 4 kidney kid~


    Answer by surfcitymom at 11:07 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • Oh sorry, I just read the little print~reflux...walk in the park!
    antibiotics? will he out grow it? bladder training?

    what is the name of that antibiotic~it has a funny long name the MD's joke about..hummm

    Answer by surfcitymom at 11:27 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

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