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Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a kidney disease characterized by inflammation of the glomeruli – the small blood vessels in the kidney. A kidney biopsy is necessary to know the type of glomerulonephritis, and treatment will differ based on this.

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Renal Tuberculosis - Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis & Treatment
Renal tuberculosis or tuberculosis of the kidney is a type of genitourinary tuberculosis that can be treated with anti-tubercular medications... Read More
Solitary Kidney - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Renal Osteodystrophy | Mineral Bone Disorder - Signs Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment
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Kidney Failure due to Melamine Toxicity
Adulteration of food with melamine results in the formation of kidney stones and kidney failure, even leading to death... Read More
Medical Tourism – The Road Ahead
Medical Tourism has become a serious enterprise in India over the last two years. However some hospitals have been practicing it for quite a few years... Read More
Lupus Nephritis - Causes, Classification, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Lupus nephritis occurs in 60% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and is classified into 6 categories. The symptoms are fever, joint pain, swelling, and proteinuria, among others... Read More
Kidney Stones are Common after Bariatric Surgery
Learn more about the risks for kidney stones (“nephrolithiasis”) after weight loss (“bariatric”) surgery... Read More
Breathing Dirty Air may Lead to Kidney Failure
Breathing in unclean air due to increasing air pollution could cause kidney damage with resultant kidney failure according to a recent epidemiologic study... Read More
Prevention of Kidney Disease - Causes & Prevention
Kidney damage is usually detected at advanced stages. Healthy lifestyle, keeping diabetes and blood pressure under check, and regular tests can help prevent it... Read More



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