Uremia is a clinical syndrome characterized by high concentrations of urea in the blood and associated with fluid, electrolyte, and hormone imbalances and metabolic anomalies. Uremia more typically develops with chronic kidney disease (CKD), particularly in the later stages. The treatment includes medication, dialysis and kidney transplant surgery.
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Query: Hi doctor, My 12 year old daughter was fatigued and had blue blotches over her body. The doctor locally ordered blood tests, and the results showed low platelet count of 50000. They administered Cortisone of 30 mg a day for two weeks, and the count went up to 100000. The doctor reduced Cortisone to... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your child is having low platelet count and blue blotch over the body. The skin discoloration can be from low platelet as thrombocytopenia can lead mucosal bleeding.If it seems cyanotic patches on examination then cardiac, respiratory and vascular causes need to be search... Read Full »