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Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
It does't cause pain: Interstial nephritis is usually painless disease. The kidneys do not hhurt unless there are kidney stones, or any other disease that can distend the kidney capsule substantially as pyelonephritis, substantial hemorrhage into the kidney tissue, trauma of the kidney and few more rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually caused by an inflammation of the interstitium (the small spaces between cells), often triggered by an identifiable drug or agent causing "hypersensitivity" reactions of the cells. Often resolves with stopping the offending agent. Supportive care is usually adequate for resolution, ...Read more
Inflammation : Usually caused by an inflammation of the interstitium (the small spaces between cells), often triggered by an identifiable drug or agent causing "hypersensitivity" reactions of the cells. Often resolves with stopping the offending agent. Supportive care is usually adequate for resolution, if it is acute. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: The causes and treatments are complicated. You should see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Kindly suggest an ideal trtmnt for sudden non symptomatic rise in sr.Creat levels>3.5 n renal biopsy stated its interstitial nephritis?
Interstitial nephrit: The ideal treatment for interstitial nephritis (in) is to treat what is causing it. Avoid long term use of penecillins, diuretics, increase low potassium levels and reduce high levels of uric acid and calcium. Steroids or cyclophasmamide may need to be given. Renal failure leading to dialysis is rare. If it needed it is usually not long-term. In is severer in the elderly. What did your doctor say? ...Read more
How often does a gastroenterologist of many years see interstitial nephritis 2ry. to 5-ASA in Ulcerative Colitis patients?
How do you get a positive leukocyte esterase result from antibiotic induced tubulointerstitial nephritis?
Inflammation cells: Antibiotic induced interstitial nephritis causes an inflammatory reaction in the kidney between nephron tubules which drain the glomeruli (microscopic filters) these inflammation white blood cells work their way into lumen of damaged interstitial tubules & thus into urine which will give a positive leucocyte esterase result. Latter is test for wbcs in urine. ...Read more
A little vague term: The term nephritis generally means inflammation of the kidneys filtering units. The usual term is glomerulonephritis gn. However, whatever term you use is not adequate to describe the underlying mechanism of disease. That is why the full terms are membranous glomerulonephritis, minimal glomerulonephritis, hereditary nephritis etc. If you have nephritis ask you doctor for the full name/description. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obsolete: "Trench Nephritis" is an obsolete term for glomerulonephritis..It goes back to World War I when a lot of soldiers developed it. There are different types of nephritis (inflammation of microscopic anatomical portions of the kidney called the glomeruli). There are different types of nephritis but hen the term is used without specifying,they usually are referring to glomerulonephritis.Hope this answe ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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