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Renal failure: A condition characterized by a failure of the kidney to excrete toxic metabolites from the body. See detailed information below for a list of 115 causes of Renal failure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Renal failure is any acute or chronic loss of kidney function and is the term used when some kidney function remains. ESRD is total, or nearly total, and permanent kidney failure. (Source: excerpt from Glomerular Diseases: NIDDK)
Healthy kidneys clean your blood by removing excess fluid, minerals, and wastes. ... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Choosing a Treatment That's Right for You: NIDDK)
Each year in the United States, nearly 80,000 people are diagnosed with kidney failure, a serious... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Disease of Diabetes: NIDDK)
Renal failure is any acute or chronic loss of kidney function and is the term used when some kidney... (Source: excerpt from Glomerular Diseases: NIDDK)
Acute or chronic condition, characterized by the inability of the kidneys to adequately filter the blood substances, resulting in uremia and electrolyte imbalances. Acute renal failure is usually associated with oliguria or anuria, hyperkalemia, and pulmonary edema. Chronic renal failure is irreversible and requires hemodialysis.--2004
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Inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
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Inability of a kidney to excrete metabolites at normal plasma levels under conditions of normal loading or inability to retain electrolytes under conditions of normal intake.
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Medical Conditions associated with Renal failure:
Symptoms related to Renal failure:
Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Kidney pain (14 causes), Kidney disease, Hypertension (398 causes), Acute pancreatitis (78 causes), Hemorrhage (1783 causes), Urinary tumor, Internal bleeding (22 causes), Urinary stones, Acute nephritis, Heat exhaustion (46 causes), Chronic nephritis, Shock (259 causes)
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