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KIDNEY DISEASE - SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS & TESTS

ANA, ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODY - QUANTITATIVE ELISA
ANTI ds-DNA ANTIBODY
BETA - 2 MICROGLOBULIN (SERUM)
ENZYMATIC BICARBONATE
BLOOD UREA
CREATININE
ELECTROLYTES (Na, K, Ca)
GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE (GFR)
GLUCOSE (RANDOM)
PARATHYROID HORMONE (INTACT PTH)
PHOSPHORUS
URIC ACID
URINARY PROTEIN/CREATININE RATIO
URINE MICROALBUMIN/CREATININE RATIO
VITAMIN D, 25 HYDROXY
HEMOGLOBIN ( HB ) AND PACKED CELL VOLUME ( PCV )
CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY BLOOD (Automated)
URINE TEST ROUTINE
KIDNEY PANEL
HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN (HBsAg) BY CLIA METHOD
ANTI HCV ANTIBODIES (CLIA method)
KIDENY DISEASES

Kidney disease means your kidneys are damaged and can't filter blood the way they should. 

  • Kidney stones - Kidney stones are another common kidney problem. They occur when minerals and other substances in the blood crystallize in the kidneys, forming solid masses (stones).
  • Polycystic kidney disease - Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder that causes numerous cysts (small sacs of fluid) to grow in the kidneys. 
  • Urinary tract infections - Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections of any part of the urinary system. Infections in the bladder and urethra are the most common.
SYMPTOMS
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Poor appetite
  • Muscle cramping
  • Swollen feet/ankles
  • Puffiness around the eyes in the morning
  • Dry, scaly skin
  • Frequent urination, especially late at night

 

RISK FACTORS
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease