Will you become the kidney failure patient? The most important question to kidney disease patient is would his condition become kidney failure? There are many reasons to cause kidney failure such as nephritis, drug poisoning and so on. So which group of patients would become kidney failure patients?
Primary glomerulonephritis patients
There are many types of primary glomerulonephritis, chronic glomerulonephritis is the most common cause of kidney failure. The causes of chronic nephritis is not clear and there are many different clinical symptoms such as protein in urine, blood in urine, high blood pressure and so on. Those all could lead to kidney function lose and then develop to kidney failure.
High blood pressure patients
A sustained increase in blood pressure will increase the burden on the kidneys and damage the kidney. The early symptom is increased nocturnal urine. Then will appear protein in urine and high creatinine level, the final result is kidney failure. So high blood pressure patients need check their urine and kidney function regularly.
Patients with obstructive nephropathy
The common causes of this disease are urolithiasis and hyperplasia of prostate. If urinary obstruction cannot be treated well, it would lead to kidney damage and destruction of renal parenchyma, then will lead to kidney failure.
Diabetic nephropathy is one of the common complications of diabetes and especially happened to those patients whose diabetes is more than 5 years. The symptoms are increased kidney size and GFR( glomerular filtration rate), much protein in urine, high creatinine level and decreased kidney function.
PKD( polycystic kidney disease) patients
PKD is a kind of genetic kidney disorder which the amount and size of cysts would increase with the age grow. Most patients appear the symptoms such as blood in urine, protein in urine and high blood pressure after 40 years old. If the cysts cannot be controlled well it also would lead to kidney failure.
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