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Kidney

Your kidneys are bean-shaped powerhouses that filter toxins and waste from your blood into your urine. Support them in their work by watching out for risks like high blood pressure and diabetes.

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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.

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Interstitial nephritis is a kidney condition characterized by swelling in between the kidney tubules. Symptoms include fatigue, itching, urinary changes, and twitching.

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IgA Nephropathy, or Berger's Disease, is a chronic disease in which immunoglobulin A (IgA) deposits in the kidneys, causing kidney damage.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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