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Dialysis

Dialysis is a way to artificially clean the blood if your kidneys can’t cope. Learn about the different types and how to live and active life when you are on dialysis.

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Kidney failure

When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.

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Kidney disease treatment

You can find out more about treating kidney diseaseby by reading trusted information from our partners.

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Kidney transplants

A kidney transplant is considered a long-term alternative to kidney dialysis. This article describes what you need to consider before having the procedure.

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Kidneys

The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.

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Peritonitis

Peritonitis is a life-threatening condition and requires urgent medical attention. Find out more about peritonitis.

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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease is kidney disease that continues without improving. Find out more about chronic kidney disease.

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Encephalopathy

The word encephalopathy describes any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the wrist. Learn more here.

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause serious liver disease in an infected person. The hepatitis C virus is usually transmitted when blood from an infected person enters the bloodstream of another person.

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