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Acute kidney failure

Acute kidney failure: Introduction

Acute kidney failure: The sudden and acute loss of kidney function. See detailed information below for a list of 156 causes of Acute kidney failure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Acute kidney failure: Symptom Checker

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Drug interactions causing Acute kidney failure:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Acute kidney failure as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fluvoxamine (Luvox ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fluconazole (Diflucan ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Itraconazole (Sporanox ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Ketoconazole (Nizoral ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Voriconazole (Vfend ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fenofibrate (Tricor ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Gemfibrozil (Lopid ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Diltiazem (Cardizem ) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Acute kidney failure: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Acute kidney failure

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Acute kidney failure: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Acute kidney failure

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Hospitals & Clinics: Acute kidney failure

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Acute kidney failure: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Acute kidney failure

Acute renal failure (ARF) is the sudden onset of kidney failure. This can be caused by an accident that injures the kidneys, loss of a lot of blood, or some drugs or poisons. ARF may lead to permanent loss of kidney function. But if the kidneys are not seriously damaged, they may recover. (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Definitions of Acute kidney failure:

A clinical syndrome characterized by a sudden decrease in glomerular filtration rate, often to values of less than 1 to 2 ml per minute. It is usually associated with oliguria (urine volumes of less than 400 ml per day) and is always associated with biochemical consequences of the reduction in glomerular filtration rate such as a rise in blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine concentrations.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Acute kidney failure

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How Common are these Causes of Acute kidney failure?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Acute kidney failure. Of the 156 causes of Acute kidney failure that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 150 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute kidney failure:

The following list of conditions have 'Acute kidney failure' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Acute kidney failure:

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Causes of Acute kidney failure Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Acute kidney failure:

    ARF, Acute renal failure, Acute tubular necrosis, Kidney failure, acute, Uremia, acute, Renal failure, acute
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Acute kidney failure:

    Medical Conditions associated with Acute kidney failure:

    Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Acute kidney failure:

    Kidney failure (369 causes), End stage renal failure, Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Kidney disorders, Pedal edema, Dialysis, Nephritis, Periorbital oedema (22 causes)

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