Kidney Failure (Renal Failure)

About- Kidney failure, also known as end-stage kidney disease or chronic kidney failure occurs when kidneys lose the ability to filter waste from the blood sufficiently.
 
Symptoms-
Kidney failure Anemia
Kidney failure Chest pain or pressure
Kidney failure Coma
Kidney failure Confusion
Kidney failure Decreased urine output
Kidney failure Drowsiness or fatigue
Kidney failure High blood pressure
Kidney failure Itching
Kidney failure Muscle cramps
Kidney failure Nausea
Kidney failure Poor appetite
Kidney failure Seizures
Kidney failure Shortness of breath
Kidney failure Swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet
Kidney failure Trouble sleeping
Kidney failure Unintended weight loss
Kidney failure Weakness

Causes-
Kidney failure Alcoholism
Kidney failure An overload of toxins from heavy metals
Kidney failure An enlarged prostate
Kidney failure Bladder cancers
Kidney failure Bladder controlling nerve damage
Kidney failure Blood clots within the urinary tract
Kidney failure Certain antibiotics
Kidney failure Cervical cancer
Kidney failure Chemotherapy drugs
Kidney failure Colon cancer
Kidney failure Glomerulonephritis
Kidney failure Hemolytic uremic syndrome
Kidney failure High blood pressure
Kidney failure Interstitial nephritis
Kidney failure Kidney infection
Kidney failure Kidney stones
Kidney failure Lupus
Kidney failure Multiple myeloma
Kidney failure Polycystic kidney disease
Kidney failure Prolonged obstruction of the urinary tract
Kidney failure Prostate cancer
Kidney failure Scleroderma
Kidney failure Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Kidney failure Type 1 diabetes
Kidney failure Type 2 diabetes
Kidney failure Using illegal drugs 
Kidney failure Vasculitis
Kidney failure Vesicoureteral

Risk factors
Kidney failure Cardiovascular disease
Kidney failure Diabetes
Kidney failure Family history of kidney disease
Kidney failure Heart disease
Kidney failure High blood pressure
Kidney failure Obesity
Kidney failure Older age
Kidney failure Smoking
 
Complications
Kidney failure Anemia
Kidney failure Cardiovascular disease
Kidney failure Erectile dysfunction
Kidney failure Frequent infection
Kidney failure Hyperkalemia
Kidney failure Infertility
Kidney failure Low libido
Kidney failure Pericarditis
Kidney failure Pregnancy complications
Kidney failure Pulmonary edema
Kidney failure Seizures
Kidney failure Weak bones

Specialists to visit
Kidney failure Nephrologist
Kidney failure Transplant Surgeon

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.kidneyfund.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.urologyhealth.org
https://www.kidney.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.niddk.nih.gov

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