Is dialysis the only option if I develop ESRD?
Unless renal transplant is envisaged and planned patient has to be on maintenance dialysis either or hemodialysis.
What to do while taking internal medicine treatment?
Just follow the prescription and, if required by follow up teleconsultation.
What is the difference between internal medicine and primary care?
MBBS graduates give primary care, and the practice of Internal medicine involves secondary care, and tertiary care is given by super-specialist.
What procedures do internal medicine doctors do?
Generally simple procedures like Pleural aspiration, peritoneal aspiration, pericardial aspiration. Ultrasound-guided aspiration of the Liver abscess, CSF analysis by spinal Tap, bone marrow aspiration, and biopsy can be done.
What does a doctor in internal medicine do?
Internal Medicine doctors practice various illnesses related to all sub-branches of Internal Medicine.
What is the difference between internal medicine and general practice?
General practitioners are MBBS graduates who practice fundamental aspects of medicine, surgery to name a few.
Do internists perform surgery?
Internists do not perform any surgeries since it is the domain of surgical specialty.
What is MD in internal medicine?
MD internal medicine is a recognized postgraduate degree conforming to the stringent criteria of NMC (earlier medical council of India). The MD qualified doctors are permitted to practice and treat all medicine cases sans interventions in cardiology or endoscopy in gastroenterology or performing dialysis in chronic kidney diseases.
Is there surgery required for the removal of stones?
In modern management of renal stone disease, open laparotomy is seldom required as urolithiasis (kidney/ureter/bladder stones) can be dealt with endoscopically.
Why tests do nephrologists perform?