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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 pain

Find out more about the causes, diagnosis and treatment of kidney pain from our trusted partners.

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Pleural effusion

A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid around your lungs. It can be caused by many things, from pneumonia to kidney failure.

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Kidney disease

Kidney disease is when the kidneys are damaged and don't function as they should. It can be treated once diagnosed. Learn more about what your kidneys do and what type of kidney diseases there are.

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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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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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What causes kidney disease?

You can find out more by reading trusted information on causes and risk factors of kidney disease,

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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 cancer

Kidney cancer (or renal cancer) grows in the cells of the kidneys. Treatments for kidney cancer are improving, especially if it is detected early.

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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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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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