Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What treatment is best for me?
  • How did I get E. coli infection?
  • Are there any medicines I can take?
  • Will I need dialysis?
  • Should I have my family tested for E. coli infection?
  • Will there be any permanent damage to my kidneys?
  • What changes should I make to my diet?
  • I work at a day care center. Should I let the parents know that I have E. coli infection?
  • Should I stop eating ground beef?
  • How often should I wash my hands?


Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: An Emerging Health Risk by S Razzaq, M.D. (American Family Physician September 15, 2006, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060915/991.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 12/06