Kidney Disease

Kidney disease can't be cured, but treatment can help manage symptoms and prevent progression. Get the information you need about dialysis, coping, and more.

Explore Kidney Disease

Hydronephrosis or Swollen Kidney
Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Symptoms, Cause, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Hypernatremia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Renal Cell Carcinoma: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Uric Acid Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedures, Results
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Albumin Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, and Results
Woman at check up visit in doctor's office
Retrograde Pyelogram: Procedure, Side Effects, Results
Dialysis machine & patient
Renal Tubular Acidosis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
What Is a Calcium Blood Test?
Calcium Blood Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, and Results
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Cortisol Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
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What to Expect During a Sodium Blood Test
Subjective Global Assessment: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Globulin Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
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Microzide: Uses, Side Effects, and Dosages
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Examining the Link Between Heart and Kidney Disease
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Kidney Disease: Signs and Symptoms
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How Acute Renal Failure Is Diagnosed
Acute Interstitial Nephritis
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD): The Basics
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Acute Renal Failure: Signs and Symptoms
Hepatitis C Damage and Your Kidneys
How Chronic Kidney Disease Is Treated
Reducing Risk of Cancer After a Kidney Transplant
Understanding Horseshoe Kidney
Illustration of a polycystic kidney
Treatment of Polycystic Kidney Disease
a woman getting dialysis
How Acute Renal Failure Is Treated
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Understanding Kidney Function Test Results
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Potassium and Its Profound Impact on Your Health
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Coffee's Effect on the Kidneys
Male kidneys, illustration
5 Treatment Options for IgA Nephropathy
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Hepatitis B: Can It Cause Kidney Disease?
Male kidney anatomy, illustration
Kidney Infection: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Man having dialysis
Do You Continue to Make Urine After Starting Dialysis?
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Acid-Base Balance and Abnormalities
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Overview of Renal Cysts
Drug for Diabetic Kidney Failure Treatment
Kidney dialysis
Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome Overview