The urinary tract
The urinary tract can become infected, usually by bacteria entering the urethra. Learn more about the symptoms of an infection and get self care tips here.
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Kidney disease diagnosis
Learn about the tests used to diagnose kidney disease.
Incontinence and dementia
There are many ways to help with managing incontinence in a person with dementia.
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
Links to trusted information about haemolytic uraemic syndrome.
Urinary problems self care
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common and there are a number of treatment options. Learn more about urinary problems self care here.
Kidney disease symptoms
Kidney disease causes a range of signs and symptoms, such as anaemia, diarrhoea, itchy skin, high blood pressure and more.
Kidney disease prevention
You can lower your risk of kidney disease by maintaining your weight, eating well, limiting alcohol and more.
Kidney disease treatment
Some types of kidney conditions are curable. For others, there are ways to ease symptoms. Learn about treatments for kidney stones, kidney failure and more.
What causes kidney disease?
There are many causes of kidney disease, such as diabetes, painkillers, infection and injury. Learn more about the risk factors for kidney disease.