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Why Does Acute Glomerulonephritis Usually Decrease Urine Output
Changes in function: One of the defining features of glomerulonephritis is an alteration in the kidney function. One of the functions of the kidneys is to help regulate fluid balance. So if the kidneys are affected by glomerulonephritis, fluid balance may be compromised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Why does in acute glomerulonephritis , specific gravity &urine osmolality increase ?Shouldn't kidneys loss the ability to concentrate the urine?
Leakage of protein,,: This is likely due to the fact that there is failure of the basement membrane to contain large molecules like proteins, etc.. Also in some cases, oliguria can occur, which means anything in the urine can get concentrated even more than it should be. Proteinuria can be almost 3 g/day. ...Read more
How to diagnose Acute Glomerulonephritis and What is Treatment?
As my creatinine is increasing, have back pain and RBC in urine from last 3 months.
C3: A low c3 level with gn would point to an autoimmumme process that needs treatment. ...Read more
Explain the general difference between acute glomerulonephritis and chronic glomerulonephritis. How is each treated?
Diagnosis: Acute glomerulonephritis means onset of kidney inflammation in days, so cause should be identified, treated , to recover renal function. Chronic means the problem existed for few weeks - months, still cause should be diagnosed, treated.Most often , both requires renal biopsy. ...Read more
What is glomerulonephritis and how we treat it and does it cause a micro hematuria in the urine? How to treat inflammation of the kidneys ?
Glomerulonephritis: is inflammation of the glomruli,the functional building blocks of your kidneys! it can be due to autoimmune diseases,cellular infiltration,or an infectious process,presents as a combination of these signs and symptoms:Abnormal kidney function tests(that is elevated Creatinine), abnormal urine test (presence of blood, and/or protein in urine), hypertension, and leg swelling.Therapy depends on cause ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have blood in the urine. I was given an anti biotic for 21 days cotrimoxazole and co-amox is this the correct medication? I have glumerulonephritis
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