Kidney Care | Causes of kidney failure, diagnosis & treatment - LivGastro LivGastro

What We Do

Team LivGastro provides utility based model of care that integrates specialists, primary care , laboratory, imaging and other health services to give patients a convenient and superior outcome along with a pleasant experience. Since we primarily focus on outdoor-patient care, on the site instant testing along with detailed and accurate results, we enable our patients and their families save
a lot of effort, time and money.


Kidneys is the vital organs of your body. They are responsible for breaking down food and filter out wastes. When kidneys cease to function, the body becomes bloated with toxins, blood and other fluids.

There are numerous causes of kidney failure:

  • Loss of blood flow to kidneys
  • The Liver cannon stops eliminating urine properly
  • Blood clot
  • Infection
  • Overdose of industrial heavy metals
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Inflammation of blood vessels
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Inflammation of organs
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Scleroderma
  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Chemotherapy drugs


  • Reduction in the amount of urine
  • Swelling of your legs
  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Persistent nausea
  • Confusion
  • Chest pain
  • Seizures
  • Coma

How Is Kidney Failure Diagnosed?

Here are several methods in which kidney failure can be diagnosed

  • Urinalasys
  • Measuring urine volume
  • Blood sampling
  • Imaging
  • Kidney tissue sampling

Treatment options

Kidney failure is treated in two ways currently:

  • Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplant
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