We found 4 providers with an interest in kidney failure and who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1477 near Tallahassee, FL.
Dr. Jorge Larranaga's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Larranaga's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Central University of the East School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northeastern Ohio Universities. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.
Relevant Interests: , acute kidney failure
All Interests: Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services Hemodialysis Peritoneal ... (Read more)
Dr. Saif Rehman practices adult nephrology in Tallahassee, FL, Orlando, FL, and Kissimmee, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rehman include hemodialysis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health. Dr. Rehman graduated from Dow Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Meharry Medical College for residency. Dr. Rehman takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Relevant Interests: , end-stage renal disease (ESRD), acute kidney failure
All Interests: Acidosis Acute Glomerulonephritis Acute Kidney Failure Amyloidosis Anemia Calcium Metabolism ... (Read more)
Dr. Abdo Asmar specializes in adult nephrology. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center, Orlando VA Medical Center, and Orlando Health. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Asmar obtained his medical school training at Kaunas University of Medicine and performed his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.
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All Interests: Acute Kidney Failure Calcium Metabolism Disorders Chronic Kidney Diseases Electrolyte ... (Read more)
Dr. Asdrubal Sepulveda's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Sepulveda honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He trained at Hospital de la Concepcion for his residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.
Relevant Interests: , end-stage renal disease (ESRD)
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Kidneys are bean-shaped organs located under the ribs near the spine. They work to remove waste and excess fluids from the body through the urine. When the kidneys are no longer working well enough for a person to live without interventions such as dialysis or a kidney transplant, it is considered kidney failure. Kidney (sometimes called renal) failure can happen suddenly, usually after surgery or an injury to the kidneys. It can also happen slowly after many years of chronic kidney disease.
The most common causes of kidney failure by far are diabetes and high blood pressure. Some other causes of chronic kidney disease are conditions such as HIV or polycystic kidney disease, inherited problems with the kidneys, or large amounts of drugs or medications that damage the kidneys.
The symptoms of kidney failure are extremely varied and depend on whether the kidney failure happened suddenly or over time. Some of the more common symptoms are fluid retention and swelling, decreased urine output, shortness of breath, fatigue, and itching as toxins begin to build up in the body.
A doctor can check kidney function with blood tests to see how well the kidneys are filtering the blood, urine tests to check for the presence of blood or protein, or blood pressure tests. High blood pressure can cause kidney disease, but kidney failure can also cause high blood pressure.
Kidney failure is a serious condition. Sometimes, if the condition happened suddenly, the problem that caused the kidney failure can be reversed and the patient can recover. More often, patients with kidney failure will rely on dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay healthy.