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Pyelonephritis is an infection of the kidneys, caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI) that travels up to the kidneys. It can be dangerous and needs immediate attention.
Kidney stones are extremely painful. If you get one, you often have to wait it out. There are steps you can take to reduce the pain and speed the stone’s passing. But you should also be on the lookout for signs of complications.
Chronic kidney disease is long-term damage to the kidneys due to underlying conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney infections, or inflammatory disease. Symptoms of chronic kidney disease include swelling, low urine output, fatigue, weakness, chest pain, shortness of breath, and others.
Nephrotic syndrome is a disorder of the kidneys that results in too much protein excreted into your urine. It is usually associated with damaged kidneys.
IgA Nephropathy, or Berger's Disease, is a chronic disease in which immunoglobulin A (IgA) deposits in the kidneys, causing kidney damage.
Alport syndrome is a rare condition that is caused by a mutation in one of the genes responsible for collagen production. Follow-up with a doctor can help reduce damage to various organs affected.
This article will review the symptoms, causes, management, and prevention of Goodpasture syndrome. Symptoms include fatigue, weakness, nausea, a loss of appetite, pale skin, lung symptoms such as a cough, shortness of breath, or coughing up blood, and kidney symptoms such as painful urination, reduced urination, and swelling, among others.
Interstitial nephritis is a kidney condition characterized by swelling in between the kidney tubules. Symptoms include fatigue, itching, urinary changes, and twitching.