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Glomerulonephritis is inflammation of the filtering units of the kidneys, which are called glomeruli. This inflammation can cause too much protein and other substances to leak from the blood into the urine.
Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells in the urine.
Kidney Failure
In kidney failure, the kidneys lose their ability to filter enough waste products from the blood and to regulate the body's balance of salt and water.
Pyelonephritis is a kidney infection usually caused by bacteria that have traveled to the kidney from an infection in the bladder.
Dysuria is the medical term for pain or discomfort when urinating. Often described as a burning sensation, dysuria most commonly is caused by bacterial infections of the urinary tract.
End-Stage Renal Disease
End-stage renal disease is a condition in which the kidneys no longer function normally.
Kidney Stones
Kidney stones are abnormal, hard, chemical deposits that form inside the kidneys. This condition also is called nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis.
Kidney Cancer
Kidney cancer occurs when abnormal kidney cells grow and divide uncontrollably. The cells invade and destroy the normal kidney tissue, and they can spread (metastasize) to other organs.
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic nephropathy is kidney disease that is a complication of diabetes.
Goodpasture Syndrome
Goodpasture syndrome is a rare disease that can affect the lungs and kidneys. It is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which the body's own defense system reacts against some part of the body itself.


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