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Acute renal failure

Also known as Acute kidney injury (AKI). It is defined as a sudden and severe loss of kidney function that occurs within seven days and requires hospitalization.  For some people, the condition resolves itself without further treatment while for others it may turn into chronic kidney disease (CKD). If you are diagnosed with Acute renal failure, it becomes important to understand the conditions and receive adequate treatment from your doctor to avoid future complications. In this article, we have covered everything about acute kidney failure and its treatment. Symptoms of Acute Renal Failure In the early stages of acute renal failure or acute Kidney failure, patients may only show symptoms of mild discomfort. They generally occur due to not having enough fluids in their system and high potassium levels. If left untreated, for a long they may develop severe consequences such as: Increased risk for heart attack and stroke High…

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