Kidney Information & Education


Enuresis
Involuntary voiding during sleep

Glomerulonephritis
most commonly results from immune reactions- common causes are reaction to some streptococcal infections, predominantly in children and the autoimmune diseases such as Good pasture's syndrome and Lupus Erythematous. It may resolve completely, although in some pt's renal failure may result.

Hematuria
Red blood cells in the urine

Hesitancy
Undue delay and difficulty in initiating voiding

Nephritic
inflammation of glomerulus due to damage to glomerular capillaries that permits leakage of red blood cells.

Nephrosclerosis
Hardening of the arteries of the kidney and is usually associated with hypertension. (Usually happens in older adults and has no symptoms but has been going on for years.)

Nephrotic
Associated with increased permeability of the glomerulus to proteins. No alterations of kidney structure observable by light microscopy.

Nocturia
Excessive urination at night

Oliguria
A small volume of urine; output between 100-500ml/24hr

Polyuria
A large volume of urine voided in a given time

Proteinuria
Abnormal amounts of protein in the urine

Pyelonephritis
Bacterial infection of the renal pelvis, tubules, and interstitial tissue of one or both kidneys ( Upper Urinary Tract Infection)

Stress incontinence
Intermittent leakage of urine due to sudden strain

Urinary incontinence
Involuntary loss of urine




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