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Kidney Disease and Failure Handling

Kidney failure is a condition in which the renal function returned, until finally the body is not able to eliminate all evidence in the work of electrolytes, fluid balance and body chemicals such as sodium – and potassium blood or urine production.

Kidney disease can refer to any person suffering from an illness or injury, if you have a direct effect on the kidney itself. Kidney disease usually experienced by older adults, especially in the elderly.

cause of renal failure

The onset of kidney failure caused by a serious disease that Affects the kidneys Agency suffer progressive organ damage. Thence by a disease often take include kidney damage:
* The disease of high blood pressure (hypertension)
* Disease, diabetes mellitus (DM)
* The presence of urinary tract obstruction (stones, tumors, stenosis / narrowing)
* The auto-immune diseases such as lupus erythematosus
* Sick of cancer
* Kidney disease, in the development of multiple organs, including kidney cysts (polycystic kidney produced)
* Filter cell damage in the kidneys due to infection or inflammation of the impact of disease pressure. Medical terms is called glomerulonephritis.

As with other diseases can also cause kidney failure if not treated immediately, include: the loss of a sudden, a lot of research (vomiting, bleeding), burns and other diseases such as pulmonary diseases (tuberculosis), syphilis, malaria, hepatitis, preeclampsia, drugs, and amyloidosis.

Kidney disease is growing worse, the kidney was no longer possible funngsinya work. Known in the medical world, 2 types of attacks, acute and chronic renal insufficiency.

Examples of signs and symptoms of kidney disease

Experience signs and symptoms of kidney failure in patients with: swollen eyes, legs, back), pain very well (colon, urine, fever, urinating a little red urine, blood, frequent urination. Abnormalities protein in urine, blood and red blood cells, white blood cells / Leko, bacteria.

While the signs and symptoms that are caused by the existence of chronic renal failure: weakness, not strength, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, decreased urination, swelling, itching, shortness of breath, pale / anemia. Abnormalities of the proteins in the urine, erythrocytes, Leko. Frequent urination. Other creatinine: increased blood hemoglobin is reduced, protein in the urine is always positive.

Determining the diagnosis of renal tumors

I once asked a doctor to determine the clinical history and signs and symptoms, the existence or development of renal function, is then a physical examination of the possibility of enlargement of the kidney focused yours or swelling around the body kidneys. If the suspicion of renal failure patients will have access to one of his kidneys (nephrologist).

More laboratory tests carried out to see blood or urine levels of electrolytes, potassium and sodium / potassium. In some cases, the medical team can perform the installation of the catheter into the urine bag (bladder) to remove urine. If necessary, it is recommended that the medical team evaluating draft kidney structures by the method of ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). There is even the possibility of a biopsy of the action, the taking of samples (sample) kidney cells.

Medical and renal failure

Management and treatment of renal failure depends on the cause of the failure of kidney function. In essence, the goal of treatment in order to minimize the symptoms under control, complications, and slowing of disease progression. For example, a patient may need to diet to reduce the sodium, potassium, protein and fluids. If the cause is unknown, the effects of other diseases, your doctor will prescribe medications or therapies, such as administration of drugs for the treatment of hypertension, anemia, high cholesterol, or maybe.

No one who has witnessed the failure of kidney function should be monitored very revenue (income) and expenses (releases) of the liquid, so that the measures and the treatment can be done well. In severe cases, it is recommended that patients be given or measures of “blood money (Haemodialisa (dialysis)). Another possibility is the law of a kidney transplant or a kidney transplant.

Precautions compatible kidney disease

We are in a state of “feeling good” less than expected, medical examination / monitoring equipment. Oabat treatment for those who reported having kidney problems, should be whether mild or moderate in drug treatment rheumatic drugs with caution, as some antibiotics, and immediately if they are infected, avoid dehydration (vomiting), a periodic inspection .


February 13, 2010 - Posted by | kidney | , , , ,

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