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Dr. Md. Shwokot Ali

MBBS, BCS (Health), FCPS (Medicine), MD (Nephrology) Specialist in Medicine & Kidney Diseases Chittagong Medical College & Hospital
Medicine & Kidney Diseases Specialist, Kidney & Medicine Diseases

Kidney Disease Specialist

Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease is a condition in which the kidneys cannot perform their normal functions. Your kidneys lose the majority of their filtering ability, and, as a result, fluid and waste accumulate in your body. Kidney disease is defined as the presence of impaired or reduced kidney function lasting at least 3 months. A person who has the most severe form of Kidney Disease, kidney failure (also known as end-stage kidney disease), usually requires a kidney transplant or dialysis to survive. 

Kidney disease can be a challenging journey; it requires expert guidance and specialized care. A kidney disease specialist's role in managing this condition provides valuable insights into their expertise, responsibilities, and the impact they have on patients' lives.

 

Best Kidney Disease Specialist

Dr. Md. Shwokot Ali is the best Kidney Disease Specialist in Chittagong. His qualifications are MBBS, BCS, FCPS, MD, Medicine & Kidney Diseases Specialist. He is a Consultant in nephrology at Chittagong Medical College & Hospital. He regularly treats his patients at Chattagram Metropolitan Hospital. Dr. Md. Shwokot Ali's practicing hours at Metropolitan Hospital, Chittagong, are 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Sunday and Thursday—doctor's Appointment at 01810030998.

 

The Role of a Kidney Specialist

1.Diagnosis and Evaluation: A kidney disease specialist plays a crucial role in accurately diagnosing various kidney disorders. They employ a range of diagnostic tools, including blood tests, urine tests, imaging studies, and kidney biopsies, to assess kidney function and identify the underlying cause of the disease.

2.Treatment Planning: Once a diagnosis is established, the kidney disease specialist formulates a personalized treatment plan. This plan may include medication management, dietary modifications, fluid management, and lifestyle recommendations. In cases of advanced kidney disease, they may discuss treatment options such as dialysis or kidney transplantation.

3Ongoing Monitoring and Management: Regular follow-up appointments with a kidney disease specialist are essential for managing the progression of the disease. They monitor kidney function, adjust medications as needed, and provide ongoing support to patients and their families. This collaborative approach helps patients maintain optimal health and prevents complications associated with kidney disease.

4,Coordinating Care: Kidney disease often requires a multidisciplinary approach involving collaboration with other healthcare professionals such as dieticians, social workers, and transplant coordinators. The kidney disease specialist acts as the central coordinator, ensuring seamless communication and coordination among the healthcare team to provide holistic care.

 

Causes of Kidney Disease

There are several causes and risk factors associated with kidney disease. Some common causes include:

1,Diabetes: 20 to 30 percent of people with diabetes develop a type of kidney disease called diabetic nephropathy 

2,High blood pressure: Uncontrolled high blood pressure can damage the blood vessels in the kidneys, leading to kidney disease.

3.Glomerular diseases: Conditions such as glomerulonephritis, IgA nephropathy, and HIV nephropathy can cause kidney damage.

4,Other conditions: Kidney disease can also be caused by factors such as kidney cancer, kidney stones, frequent untreated urinary tract infections (UTIs), and kidney and urinary tract abnormalities present at birth 

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