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Kidney damage due to chemicals

Kidney damage due to chemicals: Introduction

Kidney damage due to chemicals: Damage or injury to kidneys caused by substances such as chemicals and medicines. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the kidney toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the kidney damage or injury. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the exposure. Factors such as age, dehydration and underlying kidney problems may also influence a person's risk of developing kidney problems and the severity of the symptoms. Occupational kidney damage is considered relatively uncommon due to current safe industrial practices. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kidney damage due to chemicals is available below.

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Treatments for Kidney damage due to chemicals

  • Removal of toxin from body, monitoring and support of kidney function, dialysis if needed, kidney transplant in severe cases
  • Treatment of kidney damage from exposure to chemicals is dependant upon the severity of damage and the degree of spontaneous recovery, as well as the patients' age, pre-existing renal function and coexisting health problems. Treatments include:
    • Removal from further exposure to the causative agent
    • Supportive therapy in the acute phase
      • Fluid and electrolyte management
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  1. Kidney damage due to chemicals: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
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