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Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a kidney disease characterized by inflammation of the glomeruli – the small blood vessels in the kidney. A kidney biopsy is necessary to know the type of glomerulonephritis, and treatment will differ based on this.

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Lupus Nephritis - Causes, Classification, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Learn more about the risks for kidney stones (“nephrolithiasis”) after weight loss (“bariatric”) surgery... Read More
Breathing Dirty Air may Lead to Kidney Failure
Breathing in unclean air due to increasing air pollution could cause kidney damage with resultant kidney failure according to a recent epidemiologic study... Read More
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