Nephrology

Best Nephrology Hospital in Jaipur

Nephrology is a branch of medicine that focuses on diagnosing diseases that affect the kidneys. Kidneys are found below the ribcage on both sides of your spine. The function of kidneys include: 

  • Managing the body’s electrolyte balance. 
  • Discharging waste and excess fluid from the blood. 
  • Releasing hormones with functions including managing blood pressure. 

A nephrologist is a specialist who treats diseases of the kidney. Nephrologists not only treat diseases that affect the kidney but are also knowledgeable about how kidney disease will affect other body parts. A nephrologist is a professional who treats more severe kidney conditions, rest can be handled by a primary care doctor who helps to treat kidney diseases at early stages. 

When to visit a Nephrologist?

The early stage of kidney disease can be treated by a primary care doctor, but sometimes these early stages don’t showcase any symptoms including sleep problems, fatigue, and changes in the amount while urinating. 

Frequently testing can help to test kidney function when you’re at risk for kidney disease. These categories include people suffering with:

  • heart disease 
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • any family member suffering from kidney problems

Testing also helps in finding out the signs of lower kidney function, like GFR level decreasing or the level of albumin in your urine elevating. If your test show continues to worsen kidney function, then your doctor may recommend you to visit a nephrologist. 

The other problems on which doctors suggest visiting a nephrologist include:

  • large amounts of blood or protein in your urine
  • recurring kidney stones, for which you may also be referred to a urologist 
  • a rare or inherited cause of kidney disease
  • advanced chronic kidney disease
  • high blood pressure even after taking medications

Why Jeevan Rekha Hospital is known as the best Nephrology Hospital in Jaipur?

Even after the development of medicine, kidney disease endures and worldwide reached epidemic proportions. However, the specialist at Jeevan Rekha Hospital one of the best Nephrology Hospital in Jaipur guarantees and aim to treat any disease related to Nephrology, moreover, maintain a cordial atmosphere to prevent kidney-related health issues. 

Dedicatedly serving patients related to all areas of kidney disease including: 

  • kidney stones, although a urologist may also treat this
  • kidney infections
  • chronic kidney disease
  • hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • polycystic kidney disease
  • renal artery stenosis
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • blood or protein in the urine
  • kidney failure, both acute and chronic
  • kidney cancer
  • kidney swelling due to glomerulonephritis or interstitial nephritis
  • end-stage kidney disease

The other factors that cause kidney disease or dysfunction, include:

  • high blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • heart disease
  • autoimmune conditions, such as lupus
  • medications
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Nephrology and Urology are both involved in treating kidneys problem. A nephrologist treats diseases and conditions that affect the kidney directly, while a urologist focuses on treating diseases and conditions that affect the male and female urinary tracts like kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. The male reproductive organs treated by urologists include the testes, penis, and prostate.

The primary care doctor is the one who recommends a person to visit a nephrologist when the condition is severe. 

Kidneys help in filtering toxins and excess waste from a person’s blood. But problems occur due to: 

  • if the blood flow does not reach the kidneys properly
  • if the kidneys are not working properly because of damage or disease
  • if an obstruction prevents urine outflow
  • kidney injury
  • malaria and yellow fever
  • consumption of various medications
  • fetal development problems
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • heavy metal poisoning
  • kidney disease
  • kidney artery stenosis
  • obstructed urine flow

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