Although symptoms may not be clearly perceivable in the early stages of the disease, as the condition worsens, there could be symptoms like – Production of lesser quantity of urine Dehydration Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain High blood pressure Slight back pain Confusion Oedema – Building up of fluids in the bodyDFDAFF
Usually, acute kidney injury is the result of decreased flow of blood into your kidneys. The cause for this decrease in volume of blood could be – Heart failure – The heart itself pumps out lesser blood Liver failure Low blood volume – There is not much blood in the body, because of bleeding, diarrhea or dehydration Blood vessel problems – Blockages and inflammation of blood vessels inside the kidneys Kidney stones An enlarged prostate gland in the kidneys Tumour in the pelvis area Glomerulonephritis – Kidney problems due to infections, allergy to medications and radiations
your nephrologist diagnoses acute kidney injury using the following tests - ... Creatnine Level Tests Urine Tests Ultrasound Scans
Treat underlying infections, if there are infections in the urinary tract Advise you to stop taking medication that is found to be causing side-effects Prescribe the quantity of fluid intake per day that is healthy for your kidneys. Refer you to a urologist or nephrologist for better understanding of the cause Recommend admission to a hospital if there is immediate danger to you because of blockages or other complications Regular blood tests to monitor the functionality of your kidneys Monitor the urine output quantities Recommend undergoing of dialysis – the usage of an external machine to remove the chemicals from your body'
To prevent the chances of acute kidney injury, make healthy lifestyle a priority. Be extra cautious when you take over-the-counter medications such as painkillers and always avoid their excessive usage. If you have problems like high blood pressure or diabetes, ensure corrective measures like dietary modifications and regular moderate exercises.
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