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What are the symptoms of renal disease?

What are the symptoms of renal disease?

Edema, fatigue: There are many different types of renal diseases with different symptoms. Symptoms may include: swelling in legs/around eyes (edema), malaise (not feeling well), fatigue, foamy urine, blood in urine, pain in kidney area (flank), decreased or increased urinary output (decreased or increased urination). These symptoms are not specific for kidney diseases and can be associated with other conditions. ...Read more

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Toxemia (Definition)

Toxemia, is an old term for pre-eclampsia, is a condition consisting of high blood pressure and protein in the urine that can occur during the second half of pregnancy. If untreated this can lead to a life-threatening ...Read more


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What is the best management for renal disease?

What is the best management for renal disease?

A good Nephrologist: General principals would include control of hypertension, relief of any kidney obstruction, adequate hydration (assuming kidney function is not severely reduced), good control of diabetes, if present. Depending on renal function varying degrees of sodium, potassium, and protein dietary restriction may be required. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a hereditary renal disease?

Is there such thing as a hereditary renal disease?

Yes: There are several types of hereditary renal diseases. Polycystic kidney disease is the most common. There are other diseases such as alports, hereditary nephritis, thin basement membrane nephropathy and cystinuria that are also hereditary. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is called a renal disease?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is called a renal disease?

Renal disease: A renal disease is one that affects the kidneys. It can be due to diabetes, glomuerolnephritis, obstruction, hypertension, drugs, such as ibuprofen, among others. ...Read more

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Renal disease and anemia affects what other organs?

Renal disease and anemia affects what other organs?

Renal disease: It depends on what type of kidney disease. ...Read more

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Are there any other way to cure renal disease other than dialysis & transplant?

Are there any other way to cure renal disease other than dialysis & transplant?

Yes: It depends on the cause of renal failure of course. Some causes are permanent and cannot be cured; some are only temporary. Some infections, drug reactions, or obstructions (stones, tumors, etc.) can be resolved if treated promptly. ...Read more

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What is the difference between chronic renal failure and end-stage renal disease?

What is the difference between chronic renal failure and end-stage renal disease?

Stages: Chronic kidney disease can be staged based on creatinine clearance in 5 stages. End stage usually designates stage 5 of chronic kidney disease. ...Read more