Chronic renal insufficiency
Chronic renal insufficiency: Introduction
Chronic renal insufficiency: Chronic lack of function of the renal system. Kidneys.
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causes, and treatments of Chronic renal insufficiency is available below.
Symptoms of Chronic renal insufficiency
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Treatments for Chronic renal insufficiency
- Treatment of chronic renal insufficiency is dependant upon the underlying cause of the kidney damage, the severity of the kidney damage, the age of the patient, and any other health problems that the patient might have. Treatments include:
- Treatment of underlying cause - e.g., hypertension, diabetes, autoimmune diseases. This is very important in order to limit or slow the progression of renal disease
- Observation and regular monitoring if renal impairment is mild
- Avoidance of medications that may contribute to further renal damage - NSAID's, IV contrast
- Smoking cessation - people who continue to smoke progress to end stage renal failure sooner
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Causes of Chronic renal insufficiency
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Disease Topics Related To Chronic renal insufficiency
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Chronic renal insufficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Chronic renal insufficiency
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have...read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be considered...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called ...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff"...read more »
Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical
condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be
misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive bladder or other ...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the ...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are ...read more »
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Chronic renal insufficiency: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Chronic renal insufficiency: Rare Types
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