Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Acute pyelonephritis is a severe, sudden, and potentially life threatening infection of the kidneys. Moist skin and chills are possible signs of this condition.
Obstructive uropathy happens when your urine flow reverses direction due to a blockage in one of your ureters.
Learn about different types and treatments of urinary tract infections, the risk factors, and prevention for both men and women.
Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.
Crystallized minerals left in your bladder after urination can develop into bladder stones. Read more on causes of these and how to treat them.
Acute unilateral obstructive uropathy is a quickly developing blockage that prevents urine from leaving one of the kidneys.
An ABO incompatibility reaction can occur if you receive the wrong type of blood during a blood transfusion. It's rare but serious and potentially fatal.
Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis triggered by an infection in the body.
Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can stop your kidneys from functioning properly. Learn how this condition is diagnosed and treated.
Wilms' tumor is the most common type of kidney cancer in children. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.
Preeclampsia is when you have high blood pressure and protein in your urine during pregnancy. It can be dangerous for both you and your baby. Learn about its symptoms…
Infective endocarditis is an infection in the heart valves or endocardium. It can lead to stroke and heart failure. Read about the symptoms and treatments.
Endocarditis, also known as infective endocarditis, is a condition in which your heart's inner lining is inflamed. Learn about causes and symptoms.
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Get the statistics on survival rates, find out the most common symptoms, diagnostic options, and treatments.
Necrotizing vasculitis is the inflammation of blood vessel walls. It can interrupt blood flow, causing skin, muscle, and blood vessel damage.
Red blood cells are normally shaped like discs, which allows them to travel through blood vessels. Sickle cell disease causes red blood cells to be sickle-shaped. Read…
Aspergillosis is an infection, allergic reaction, or fungal growth caused by the Aspergillus fungus.
Vasculitis is inflammation of blood vessels. It can damage blood vessels by thickening, scarring, and weakening the cell walls.
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a serious but rare disease of the blood vessels caused by an immune system malfunction.
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