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.
High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease
High blood pressure is a leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure. WebMD tells you more.
What Is Diabetic Nephropathy?
Diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure. Find out more about diabetic neuropathy.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of kidney disease from the experts at WebMD.
Glomerulosclerosis Overview: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
WebMD describes the causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of glomerulosclerosis, the scarring of blood vessels in the kidneys that can lead to kidney failure if untreated.
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.