Kidney symptoms

Kidney symptoms, also called renal symptoms, are symptoms of the two kidneys inside the lower abdomen. They are part of the urinary system and filter the blood to produce urine. Kidney symptoms include kidney pain, kidney inflammation, proteinuria, and many other types. ...

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Pyelonephritis is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI) that affects one or both kidneys. Pyelonephritis is caused by a bacterium or virus infecting the kidneys. Though many bacteria and viruses can cause pyelonephritis, the bacterium Escherichia coli is often the cause. Bacteria and viruses can move to the kidneys ...1

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Causes of Kidney symptoms

Your kidneys are bean-shaped organs located near the center of your back. Tiny blood vessels in your kidneys work to filter your blood to remove wastes. Diabetes and high blood pressure can damage these blood vessels, causing wastes to ...2

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Diagnosis of Kidney symptoms

If you have these risk factors, it’s important to be screened for kidney disease,” says Narva. “That usually involves simple laboratory tests: a urine test to look for kidney damage, and a blood test to measure how well the ...3

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Causes List for Kidney symptoms

Possible causes of Kidney symptoms (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Types of kidney symptoms (renal symptoms) include:

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Clinical Features of Kidney symptoms

Early kidney disease often has no signs or symptoms. As the disease gets worse it can cause tiredness, changes in how you urinate (more often or less often), loss of appetite, nausea (feeling sick to the stomach), swelling in the hands ...5

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Treatments for Kidney symptoms

How can people prevent or slow the progression of kidney disease from high blood pressure? The best way to slow or prevent kidney disease from high blood pressure is to take steps to lower blood pressure. These steps include a ...6

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Prevention of Kidney symptoms

You can take many steps to avoid or delay reaching the point of kidney failure. The best thing you can do is control your blood pressure. A healthy lifestyle, including physical activity and a heart-healthy diet, can help to ...7

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  1. Source: NIDDK (NIH): health-information/ health-topics/ kidney-disease/ pyelonephritis-kidney-infection/ Pages/ index.aspx
  2. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): 2006/ March/ docs/ 01features_01.htm
  3. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): issue/ mar2013/ feature1
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NHLBI (NIH): health/ health-topics/ topics/ atherosclerosis/ signs
  6. Source: NIDDK (NIH): health-information/ kidney-disease/ chronic-kidney-disease-ckd/ high-blood-pressure
  7. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): issue/ mar2013/ feature1

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