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Tests for Glomerulonephritis

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Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs responsible for filtering blood and waste. One method to determine just how well your kidneys are filtering is by measuring ...  More
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Creatinine is a normal waste product produced by muscle metabolism. When your kidneys are functioning normally, they filter creatinine and other waste products out ...  More
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Protein S is one of the many vital proteins in the human body. It works to control the blood clotting process. The blood's ability to clot is very important. I...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A urine sample is a painless way for your doctor to evaluate your health and test for abnormalities. When your doctor orders a urine sample test known as a urinalys...  More
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Creatinine is a normal waste product produced by muscle metabolism. When your kidneys are functioning normally, they filter creatinine and other waste products out ...  More
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The 24-hour urine protein test checks the function of the kidneys and detects disease. Urine samples are collected in one or more containers over a period of 24 hou...  More
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A uric acid test can be performed on a blood sample or a urine sample. This article discusses the test on the urine sample. Uric acid is a chemical that is produced...  More
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Gastric tissue biopsy and culture are laboratory tests that examine stomach tissue. These tests are typically carried out to determine the cause of a stomach ulcer ...  More
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Creatinine is a normal waste product produced by muscle metabolism. When your kidneys are functioning normally, they filter creatinine and other waste products out ...  More
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A urine concentration test determines how well your kidneys are functioning. The test may be used to test your kidneys' response to: too much fluid intake...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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The anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) test looks for antibodies that attack a part of the kidney known as the glomerular basement membrane (GBM) . These ...  More
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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A renal biopsy is a procedure used to extract kidney tissue for laboratory analysis. The word renal describes the kidneys. A renal biopsy is also called a kidney bi...  More
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Core Needle Biopsy of Kidney
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Proteins circulate throughout your blood to help your body maintain fluid balance. Albumin is produced in the liver, and is one of the most abundant proteins in you...  More
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Medical Procedures for Glomerulonephritis

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Renal Dialysis
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Blood Pressure Management
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Prescribed Medications for Glomerulonephritis

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CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE (sye kloe FOSS fa mide) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like lymph...  More
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PENICILLIN G (pen i SILL in G) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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METHYLPREDNISOLONE (meth ill pred NISS oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common ...  More
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FUROSEMIDE (fyoor OH se mide) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high bloo...  More
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Self Care for Glomerulonephritis

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One of the most important ways of managing moderate to severe heart failure is to control fluid and the salt content in your diet. Tune in to find out how.  More
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Dietary Restriction
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Herbs and Supplements for Glomerulonephritis What's this?

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Dong quai ( Angelica sinensis ), also known as Chinese Angelica, has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese, Korean, and Japanese medicine. It rema...  More
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