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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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Link Between Gestational Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Lupus Nephritis - Causes, Classification, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Learn more about the risks for kidney stones (“nephrolithiasis”) after weight loss (“bariatric”) surgery... Read More
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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
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