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Glomerulonephritis

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What is glomerulonephritis / Nephritis / Nephrotic Syndrome?

Do You Have Any of these?

Foamyurine
Blood in the urine
Swelling of the feet, hands, around the eyes
Dry itchy skin
Night muscle cramps

Each kidney contains about 1-3 million nephrons and they are the functional unit of the kidney. Each nephron contains a structure called the glomerulus through which the bloodvessels pass and the waste products of the body get purified.

Glomerulonephritis is the term used to describe a group of diseases that damage the part of the kidney that filters blood. When the kidney is damaged, it cannot get rid of wastes and extra fluid in the body. If the illness continues, the kidneys may stop working completely.

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Is there any cases when kidney fails 100% for months together after that kidney become 100 % functional by self or by medication .
rameshdohare Friday, April 20, 2012
My son had this when he was 4 as a result of HSP. When admitted into Childrens Hospital he was in 80% kidney failure. However, in 4 days his kidneys were functionally almost normally. The DR. said he didnt understand how he recovered so quickly. I am looking for statistics as to this type of recovery.
Mamabear10 Tuesday, April 17, 2012
how can you treat this for a premature baby born at 28 weeks now 3 months old fighting for his little life if you can help contact me 210 313-7226 please HELP
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