Glomerulonephritis is a condition in which the tiny filters in the kidney get inflamed. Glomeruli is responsible for removing excess fluid, electrolytes and waste from the bloodstream and pass them into the urine. Also known as glomerular disease, glomerulonephritis can be acute or chronic. In acute cases glomerulonephritis, there is a sudden attack of inflammation and in chronic cases the attack comes gradually.
Signs and symptoms of glomerulonephritis depend on the type of the condition you are suffering from. The indication of something is wrong can be seen from the symptoms or from the result of routine urine analysis.
There are many conditions that may lead to glomerulonephritis but, at times the cause of the condition may be unknown. The conditions that can lead to inflammation of the kidney’s glomeruli includes:
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