¿Qué es un nefrólogo?

¿Conoces la diferencia entre un nefrólogo y un urólogo? ¿También está confundido a quién acudir cuando tiene problemas con su riñón? Siga leyendo para saber qué es un nefrólogo y qué afecciones trata.  Un nefrólogo es un médico que se ocupa del tratamiento y las enfermedades del riñón. Es un médico experto en el cuidado […]
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Kidney Disease and Diabetes

Our kidneys are one of the vital parts of our body. They are the two bean-shaped organs in the renal system. They are in charge of removing waste and extra fluids in our bodies. They also remove the acid produced in our body to maintain the balance of salt, water, and minerals in our blood. […]
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What is creatinine?

Do you know what creatinine is? Is it important and what are its functions? Creatinine is a type of waste product made by your muscles and filtered by your kidney along with other waste products in your blood. After being filtered, this waste product is removed from your body through urine. Your creatinine levels can […]
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End-Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

End-stage renal disease, or kidney failure, is a medical condition where your chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage. During end-stage renal disease, your kidneys no longer work the way they should meet your body’s needs. Your kidneys are the ones responsible for filtering and expelling excess fluid and waste in your body through urine. […]
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Symptoms and Causes of Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that starts in your kidneys, it is the abnormal growth of cells in the tissues of your kidney. These cells will eventually form a mass. When these tumors become cancerous or malignant, they can spread to your other tissues and vital organs. If you notice signs and symptoms of […]
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End-Stage Renal Disease: Symptoms and Causes

End-stage renal disease, or kidney failure, is a medical condition where your chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage. During end-stage renal disease, your kidneys no longer work the way they should meet your body’s needs. Your kidneys are the ones responsible for filtering and expelling excess fluid and waste in your body through urine. […]
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Kidney stones

Kidney stones, also called renal calculi, nephrolithiasis, or urolithiasis, are made of hard deposits of minerals and salts that are formed in the kidneys. Kidney stones are usually small, they can be as tiny as a grain of salt or as big as a corn kernel. Depending on the size of your kidney stones, you […]
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Kidney Infection: Treatment and Prevention

A kidney infection is a type of urinary tract infection, usually caused by cystitis. Although not all people who have cystitis get a kidney infection. The bacteria that caused cystitis can move from the bladder into the kidney. This infection can affect one or both of your kidneys. Kidney infection is also called pyelonephritis.  Your […]
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Kidney Infection: Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors

A kidney infection is a type of urinary tract infection that usually begins in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the body. This infection can affect one or both of your kidneys. Kidney infection is also called pyelonephritis.  Your kidney is the organ that removes waste and extra fluid in the body. It […]
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Can You Prevent Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones are mineral deposits that become concentrated enough in the urine to form crystals in the kidney and cause severe pain when they pass in the urinary tract and get stuck.  Kidney stones treatment is available at Doral Health and Wellness Urology Center. We have the best nephrologist in Brooklyn to help you with your condition. […]
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