Acute Renal Failure Directory
Acute renal failure occurs when your kidneys suddenly stop working. This could be caused by an infection, medications, an injury, or a blockage such as kidney stones. This condition should be treated as soon as possible to prevent waste from building up in the body. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how acute renal failure is contracted, how to treat it, and much more.
Kidney Cyst: Symptoms, Pain, and Treatments
Learn more from WebMD about simple kidney cysts, including symptoms and treatments.
What Is Diabetic Nephropathy?
Diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure. Find out more about diabetic neuropathy.
Kidney Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor
If you've just been diagnosed with kidney failure, print out these important questions from WebMD to ask your doctor at your next visit.
High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease
High blood pressure is a leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure. WebMD tells you more.
Slideshows & Images
The Kidneys: Picture, Function, Conditions, Tests, Treatments
See a detailed image and learn about what the kidneys do. Get a list of conditions that affect them, tests on them, and treatments for them.
Slideshow: What's Causing Your Pelvic Pain?
This WebMD slideshow depicts the causes of pelvic pain in women.