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What is kidney failure and how is it treated?

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Dr. James Lin
Urology
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In brief: Kidneys're losing...

A wide range of diseases such as infection, inflammation, stone, blockage, diabetes, hypertension, shock, drugs, etc.
May damage the filtering and concentrating ability of kidneys resulting in poor managing fluid, electrolytes, and acidity. Its course may be acute or chronic. Its treatment may highly vary depending on it cause and pace. For detail, talk with experts. Best wish...

In brief: Kidneys're losing...

A wide range of diseases such as infection, inflammation, stone, blockage, diabetes, hypertension, shock, drugs, etc.
May damage the filtering and concentrating ability of kidneys resulting in poor managing fluid, electrolytes, and acidity. Its course may be acute or chronic. Its treatment may highly vary depending on it cause and pace. For detail, talk with experts. Best wish...
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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Low kidney function

Kidney failure can be caused by many things but in United States it is primarily diabetes and hypertension.
Thus treatment is focused on effective control of the underlying problem. Primary kidney diseases such as glomerulonephritis have to be treated by a nephrologist.

In brief: Low kidney function

Kidney failure can be caused by many things but in United States it is primarily diabetes and hypertension.
Thus treatment is focused on effective control of the underlying problem. Primary kidney diseases such as glomerulonephritis have to be treated by a nephrologist.
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