Nephrology is the subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidney. Because the kidney performs so many critical functions, nephrologists maintain expertise in primary kidney disorders, but also the management of the systemic consequences of kidney dysfunction.
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Why would you see a nephrologist?
They work to treat conditions such as chronic kidney disease, kidney infections, and kidney failure. Your primary care doctor will likely refer you to a nephrologist if you have a complex or advanced kidney condition that requires the care of a specialist.
What are the 3 early warning signs of kidney disease?
Generally, earlier stages are known as 1 to 3. And as kidney disease progresses, you may notice the following symptoms. Nausea and vomiting, muscle cramps, loss of appetite, swelling via feet and ankles, dry, itchy skin, shortness of breath, trouble sleeping, urinating either too much or too little.
What are nephrology diseases?
Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) Nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric hypertension. Polycystic kidney disease. Posterior urethral valves (including lower urinary tract obstruction, and vesicoureteral reflux)