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Category Archives: Kidney Cancer

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder that causes numerous cysts to grow in the kidneys. A kidney cyst is an abnormal sac filled with fluid. PKD cysts can greatly enlarge the kidneys while replacing much of their normal structure, resulting in chronic kidney disease (CKD), which causes reduced kidney function over time. CKD may…
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Adult Bed-Wetting Causes (Sleep Enuresis)

For many adults, it is hard to even talk about something that they often think of as a “kid thing," but the truth is that 5,000,000 Americans struggle with adult bedwetting, also known as sleep enuresis. It's worth noting that bedwetting in adults is actually different than what children go through. And while that might…
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Glomerulonephritis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Glomerulonephritis might be a health condition that most people would imagine they've never heard about in their lives before, but it's a condition that's a lot more commonplace than people might have imagined - and many glomerulonephritis cases are diagnosed every year for a variety of different reasons including a family history of the condition.…
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Natural Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are collections of mineral deposits that form within the body. Sometimes smaller kidney stones are able to find their way out through the urinary tract, although other types of stones might pass through the lymph nodes and appears to exit through the skin as a small harder substance. Any stones larger than this…
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Bright Red Blood In Stool & Rectal Bleeding

Bright Red Blood in stool can be frightening, whether you discover it while wiping after a bowel movement or from a test ordered by your health care provider. All cases of rectal bleeding should be reported to your primary care doctor, even though many cases are not serious. (more…)
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