Chronic Kidney Disease Quiz

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Unnati Patel, MD, MSc (Primary Care Physician)

Dr Patel graduated from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine. She worked in clinical research at the University of Illinois in Chicago and University of Nevada in Las Vegas focused on culturally adapted health interventions for preventive medicine in the community setting. Received her Master's of Science in Global Health (concentration in Health Policy) from Georgetown University, during which she worked with the WHO in Sierra Leone and Save the Children in Washington, D.C. Unnati went on to complete her family medicine residency in Chicago, Illinois at Norwegian American Hospital. | | She is currently working as a primary care physician in the city of Chicago and completing her Master's of Business Administration at the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and Fellowship in Leadership in Value-Based Care.

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Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

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Content updated on Jan 19, 2024

What is chronic kidney disease?

The build-up of toxins in the blood that is caused by decreased kidney function. Causes include repeated damage from infections, diabetes, high blood pressure, and autoimmunity (the body's immune system attacking itself). It usually occurs with chronic and end-stage renal disease but may occur in acute kidney injury as well. When toxins that are usually filtered out by the kidneys, stay in the blood, symptoms such as fatigue, cognitive issues, shortness of breath, muscle cramping, nausea and vomiting can occur.

Symptoms of chronic kidney disease

  • Headache

  • Impression edema

  • Kidney failure on dialysis

  • Pain across the entire body

  • Swollen eyelids

  • Seizure

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Facial swelling

Questions your doctor may ask to check for chronic kidney disease

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose chronic kidney disease

  • Do you have headaches or a heavy feeling in your head?

  • Are you currently on dialysis?

  • Do you have body-wide pain?

  • Do your eyelids look puffy?

  • Have you had a seizure?

Treatment for chronic kidney disease

Main treatment involves replacing the kidney's "filtering" function, either artificially through dialysis or with a kidney transplant. Meanwhile, specialists may prescribe medications to control symptoms like itching and water retention.

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References

  • Zemaitis MR, Foris LA, Katta S, et al. Uremia. [Updated 2023 Apr 29]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2023 Jan-. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK441859/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK441859/

  • Uremia - Cleveland Clinic

    https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21509-uremia

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Reviewed By:

Unnati Patel, MD, MSc

Unnati Patel, MD, MSc (Primary Care Physician)

Dr Patel graduated from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine. She worked in clinical research at the University of Illinois in Chicago and University of Nevada in Las Vegas focused on culturally adapted health interventions for preventive medicine in the community setting. Received her Master's of Science in Global Health (concentration in Health Policy) from Georgetown University, during which she worked with the WHO in Sierra Leone and Save the Children in Washington, D.C. Unnati went on to complete her family medicine residency in Chicago, Illinois at Norwegian American Hospital. | | She is currently working as a primary care physician in the city of Chicago and completing her Master's of Business Administration at the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and Fellowship in Leadership in Value-Based Care.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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