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7 Signs of Kidney Failure

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that lie in the abdominal cavity. They are an essential part of the urinary system. The key function of kidneys is to filter blood and form urine. This process removes [Read More ...]

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Definition Urinary tract infection is a medical condition characterized by infection of the urinary tract including the kidney, ureters, bladder and urethra. Symptoms of urinary tract infection depend upon the [Read More ...]

Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones)

Definition Kidney stone (nephrolithiasis) is characterized by flank pain and passage of red to brown urine due to the presence of hard crystallized deposits (stones) in the kidney. A number of factors [Read More ...]

Kidney Failure

Definition The kidney is an important organ of the body which helps excrete the waste products of the body in the form of urine. Kidney failure is simply the inability of the kidneys to function as normal. It [Read More ...]
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