Daily Archives: November 22, 2016

Hi. If a renal failure patient, age 28, still on dialysis, having ulcer, high blood pressure and hemoglobin level is low. How many years he can survive on dialysis?

I am unable to provide a prognosis without performing a complete history and physical examination.  I suggest that you discuss the prognosis with a nephrologist who can examine the patient and provide a prognosis. For more information on dialysis click … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Doctor, Dialysis, Hypertension/High Blood Pressure, Kidney-Related Health Questions, Symptoms and Side Effects, Treatments

My father is having proteinuria. So I just want to know which vegetables and fruits can he eat?

Vegetables and fruit should have no effect on protein in the urine (proteinuria).  Hence, I would not limit any fruits or vegetables in a patient who has proteinuria. For more information on Proteinuria click here:

Posted in Ask the Doctor, Diet/Nutrition, Kidney-Related Health Questions, Laboratory Testing, Proteinuria