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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Nephrosclerosis

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What's hypertensive nephrosclerosis?

What's hypertensive nephrosclerosis?

Kidney scarring: This is a diagnosis seen at time of renal biopsy and essentially means that the kidney is damaged by high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is hypertensive nephrosclerosis? What causes it?

What is hypertensive nephrosclerosis? What causes it?

Kidney damage: Hypertensive nephrosclerosis refers to damage to the kidneys caused by high b.p. Persistent hypertension can cause glomerulosclerosis where the filtering units of the kidney are progressively destroyed to the point where they resemble homgenized balls mircoscopically. Sclerosis literally means hardening.
The kidneys regulate bp via elaboration of hormones and regulation of salt & volume. ...Read more

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What are the differences between benign and malignant nephrosclerosis?

What are the differences between benign and malignant nephrosclerosis?

Progression speed: Terminology is based on both - findings under microscope (e.g., as a result of kidney biopsy, which is not done frequently for hypertension) and progression rate. Generally, malignant nephrosclerosis is diagnosed when decline of the renal function is fast and there is significant amount of protein in the urine. Age, race, genetics, previous history of the uncontrolled blood pressure play role ...Read more

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Can you tell me how nephrosclerosis lead to chronic kidney failure?

Can you tell me how nephrosclerosis lead to chronic kidney failure?

Kidney failure: The term hypertensive nephrosclerosis has traditionally been used to describe a clinical syndrome characterized by long-term essential hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, minimal proteinuria, and progressive renal insufficiency. All of these are signs of poorly treated hypertension. If BP is not well controlled, end stage organ damage, heart, kidney and brain damage will occur. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib (s)?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib (s)?

Pain with inhalation: The most classic symptom is rib pain (often severe) with a deep breath. If the fracture is severe the rib may float independently from the other ribs. ...Read more

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How can my wife relieve the symptoms of I b s while pregnant?

How can my wife relieve the symptoms of I b s while pregnant?

Medications: There are several ibs medications that can be used in pregnancy. Discuss with your GI specialist and obgyn. ...Read more

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