Polycystic Kidney Disease Polycystic Kidney DiseaseRelated Health News « Back to Polycystic Kidney Disease Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Black Medicaid Recipients Less Likely to Get Living-Donor Kidney: Study Health Tip: Protect Your Kidneys Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study Kidney Injury During Surgery Tied to Risk of Heart Problems Living Near Heavy Traffic May Harm Kidney Function Overweight While Younger Ups Kidney Risk Later Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys Type of Kidney Disease May Dictate Cancer Risk Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys Type of Kidney Disease May Dictate Cancer Risk Health Tip: Protect Your Kidneys Kidney Injury During Surgery Tied to Risk of Heart Problems Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study Black Medicaid Recipients Less Likely to Get Living-Donor Kidney: Study Living Near Heavy Traffic May Harm Kidney Function Overweight While Younger Ups Kidney Risk Later Suggested Reading on Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 13 articles Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the bladder, kidneys, ureters, or urethra. E. coli, a type of bacteria that lives in the bowel and near Kidney Failure Kidney failure can occur from an acute event or a chronic condition or disease. Prerenal kidney failure is caused by blood loss, dehydration, medication. Kidney Pain Kidney pain has a variety of causes and symptoms. Infection, injury, trauma, bleeding disorders, and less common conditions may lead to kidney pain. Symptoms Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary headaches and secondary headaches. Migraine headaches, tension headaches, and cluster headaches are Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) usually is caused from bacteria that have spread from the bladder from a UTI (urinary tract infection), poor hygiene, High Blood Pressure High blood pressure is defined as a pressure of 140/90 mmHg or higher in the arteries. Genetic factors, high salt intake, and increased arterial stiffness Blood in Urine Blood in the urine is termed hematuria. Hematuria, whether it be gross or microscopic, is abnormal and should be further investigated. Aneurysm (Brain) Brain aneurysm (cerebral aneurysm) is caused by microscopic damage to artery walls, infections of the artery walls, tumors, trauma, drug abuse. Symptoms Cyst Cysts are sac-like structures that may be filled with gas, liquid, or solid materials. Cysts may produce symptoms depending on their location. Treatment Pancreatic Cysts Pancreatic cysts are collections of fluid within the pancreas. Some are benign, malignant, or pseudocysts. There are two major types of pancreatic cysts, Genetic Disease Genetic disease is a disorder or condition caused by abnormalities in a person's genome. Types of genetic inheritance include single inheritance (for example, High Blood Pressure Treatment High blood pressure (hypertension) means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. Treatment for high blood pressure include lifestyle modifications (alcohol, Hypertensive Kidney Disease High blood pressure can damage the kidneys and is one of the leading causes of kidney failure (end-stage renal kidney disease). Kidney damage, like hypertension, Medications 0 articles Procedures & Tests 7 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 2 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 1 articles Health News 8 articles Health Features 1 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!