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Nephropathy

Nephropathy: Introduction

Nephropathy: Any type of non-inflammatory kidney condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nephropathy is available below.

Symptoms of Nephropathy

Treatments for Nephropathy

  • Treatment depends on the underlying cause of nephropathy
  • Treatment of nephropathy 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
    • 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
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Nephropathy

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Disease Topics Related To Nephropathy

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Nephropathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

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Misdiagnosis and Nephropathy

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Nephropathy: Rare Types

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Definitions of Nephropathy:

A disease affecting the kidneys - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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