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What kind of disease is nephritis in children?

What kind of disease is nephritis in children?

Nephritis: is the general term for inflammation of the kidneys. There are several causes. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Please describe the types of kidney disease?

Please describe the types of kidney disease?

Following: Cystic disease: polycystic or multi cystic. Infectious: pyelonephritis, abscess. Hydronephrosis. Stone disease: solitary, multiple or nephrolcalcinosis. Nephrotic syndrome. Glomerulonephritis various types. Kidney malignancies/cancers, wilms in kids, adenocarcinoma, transitional cell cancer etc. Benign tumors: oncocytoma, hamartoma (tuberous sclerosis}, renal artery stenosis . Trauma: rupture etc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of polycystic kidney disease?

What is the cause of polycystic kidney disease?

Inherited disease: You inherit polycystic kidney disease, so it is reasonable to be evaluated if you have a parent with polycystic kidneys. Evaluation will likely include a painless ultrasound (sound wave) examination. If you know you have polycystic kidneys, you want to do everything you can to protect their function. At some point, though, you may need dialysis or a transplant. Talk to your doctor. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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What is the cause of polycystic kidney disease?

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Cause- unknown: Exact etiology for PKD unknown. Some researchers swear that genetics plays a big role-- hence ADPKD and ARPKD ( autosomal dominant type and recessive type). But then there are other tapers not genetically oriented. Some hypothesize-- something goes wrong in signaling at cellular level during renal development--- pronephro/ mesonephros/ metabephros stages! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mpgn type 2(kidney disease)?

What are the symptoms of mpgn type 2(kidney disease)?

See below: Mpgn is short for membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.This is a pattern of kidney injury seen on kidney biopsy.High blood pressure, swelling of legs all whole body and loss of kidney function with more symptoms like anorexia, nausea depending on stage of kidney function loss. ...Read more

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Is the belly of adrenal body type cosidsidered a disease?

Is the belly of adrenal body type cosidsidered a disease?

Could you rephrase: I dont understand the question. you have adrenal glands not an adrenal body. ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease?

What is the pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease?

Multiple reasons: Genetics Congenital disorders with altered kidney size, shape, function Medications auto immune disorders Diabetes These are common causes of alterations in kidney function that work by either harming the structure, blood flow or function of the kidney ...Read more

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Is nephrocalcinosis a type of kidney disease?

Is nephrocalcinosis a type of kidney disease?

No: Nephrocalcinosis means calcium has deposited in the kidney. This condition can occur from disease or damage or even some drugs. Treatment involves identifying the underlying problem. Sometimes it can resolve; other cases are permanent. ...Read more

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What is the main difference of goodpasture syndrome and glomerulonephritis?

What is the main difference of goodpasture syndrome and glomerulonephritis?

Glomerulonephritis: Goodpasture's syndrome is a relatively rare cause of glomerulonephritis. It is caused by antibodies produced to the basement membrane in the glomerulus (functional unit of the kidney) and can cause a severe type of inflammation. Although goodpasture's is a type of glomerulonephritis, not all glomerulonephritis is goodpasture's; there are many other causes. ...Read more

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What is the name of vitamin d-deficiency disease?

What is the name of vitamin d-deficiency disease?

Rickets in children: And in adults it's called osteomalacia. Your doctor can check your vitamin d level with a blood test. Vitamin d deficiency causing bone diseases like rickets and osteomalacia is rare in developed countries, but low vitamin d is also associated with weak bones and falls in the elderly. ...Read more

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What is the name of the gene that controls diabetes?

What is the name of the gene that controls diabetes?

Diabetes gene: Not know except if rare cases. I would go to uptodate.com for the most up to date details. ...Read more

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What is the line of treatment of liver parenchymal disease?

Depends: You need to find out what the cause of your parenchymal liver disease is from your doctor. He/she will then be able to give you your best line of treatment. For now, eat healthy and avoid alcohol use. ...Read more

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What's the name of the disease that cannot tolerate alcohol? Ibs or diverticulitis?

What's the name of the disease that cannot tolerate alcohol? Ibs or diverticulitis?

Alcohol Intolerance.: Heavy drinking, can cause IBS symptoms. Severe pain after drinking Alcohol can happen in Hodgkin lymphoma Risk factors for Alcohol Intolerance •Having asthma or hay fever (allergic rhinitis) •Having an allergy to grains or to another food Please see a Physician for Risk factors for Alcohol Intolerance. ...Read more

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Please describe the name of the genetic disease where you can't sweat?

Please describe the name of the genetic disease where you can't sweat?

CIPA or HSAN IV: There may be others, but congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis is one such disease. It is inherited in an autosomal recessive form, meaning that an affected individual must get one gene from each parent. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/congenital_insensitivity_to_pain_with_anhidrosis. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the name of the defect that causes non-inherited genetic diseases?

Help please? What is the name of the defect that causes non-inherited genetic diseases?

Environment: Nature vs. Nurture. If not inherited many environmental insults may cause cancer -- toxins, smoke, radiation, viruses, other infections, inflammation, etc etc etc. ...Read more

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What is the technical definition of parenchymal liver disease?

What is the technical definition of parenchymal liver disease?

Disease of the liver: It is disease involving the liver cells. It is not different than just saying "liver disease.". ...Read more

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Hello, What type of anti-inflammatory is easier on the liver?

Hello,  What type of anti-inflammatory is easier on the liver?

NSAIDs: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which is a large class of medications including, ibuprofen, naproxen, Celebrex, (celecoxib) Voltaren, Toradol, etc., etc., are primarily metabolized by the kidney and although high doses of these medications can cause kidney damage; these drugs not generally known to cause any liver problems. The liver is more commonly affected by acetaminophen and/or narcotics. ...Read more

Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more


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