Dealing with my husbands recent diagnosis acute kidney failure

United States
February 5, 2016 4:43pm CST
for those who know me from Persona , those who dont my husband was just discharged for acute kidney failure , its crazy they think its from his blood pressure meds losartan and hydroclorathiazide combined tylenol 4 for a whole year his doctor only gave him pain meds when we repeated told him he had pain in both lower right & left back area without running any test , they say he was severely dehydrated, have you ever heard of such a thing?
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@boiboing (12649)
• Northampton, England
5 Feb 16
So what happens next? Surely they don't just send him home and tell him to get on with it.
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• United States
5 Feb 16
he will be seeing a kidney doctor next week but we are planning on changing his doctor
@boiboing (12649)
• Northampton, England
5 Feb 16
@granny2015 Good luck with that.
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• United States
6 Feb 16
@boiboing thank you we will need it
• United States
5 Feb 16
Holy cow. I shake my head when I hear these things. I went to the ER with pain in my abdomen and chest. They tested me for heart problems and never went any further. It was my gallbladder. Why they don't think outside the box and go a bit further with the testing is beyond me.
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• United States
5 Feb 16
its makes no sense why they do not bother to take the time to really look into things it just might save alot of lives
• United States
5 Feb 16
no they stopped all his meds, and needs to change his whole diet which is beyond me what to make him for a kidney friendly diet , any ideas?
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@TRBRocks420 (77753)
• Banks, Oregon
6 Feb 16
Prayers going out to your husband and, that's why I don't trust Doctors.
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• United States
6 Feb 16
thanks for the prayers , my dad used to say they out to get your money your better off without them but im not sure
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@TRBRocks420 (77753)
• Banks, Oregon
6 Feb 16
@granny2015 That's my philosophy too. I know they misdiagnosed both my Grandma and, Grandpa for years and, made their conditions worse, there are some good ones, but I would always at least get a second opinion.
@Blondie2222 (21818)
• United States
7 Feb 16
No I haven't heard of such thing. I hope they give him some new meds and help make him feel better and comfortable.
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• United States
8 Feb 16
thank you for your ind words, it seems he is refusing all meds now
@GreatMartin (4541)
• Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
6 Feb 16
Yes! Without going into detail I had severe stomach bleeding from a medicine I was taking and I had questioned it. Doctors are PRACTICING medicine and they practice on us!
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• United States
6 Feb 16
your absolutely right in a sense we are more like guinea pigs and even they deserve better than that
@amadeo (65993)
• United States
5 Feb 16
No I have not.But not surprised.So sorry to hear this.
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@LadyDuck (157732)
• Switzerland
6 Feb 16
I cannot believe that they did not perform tests to check the kidneys. I hope that he can see a kidney doctor soon.
@allknowing (65264)
• India
6 Feb 16
Sorry to hear about this. I only hope it can be reversed.
@jaboUK (53939)
• United Kingdom
5 Feb 16
Oh my goodness, that sounds awful. I hope he is able to get the treatment he needs now.