|Acute kidney injury is a type of kidney disease in clinic.
In order to prevent the serious condition, people should know some symptoms of
acute kidney injury and what the acute kidney injury is. In the following, I
will give you some information about kidney injury.|
What may cause acute kidney injury?
Acute kidney injury may be caused by the prerenal factors. The main factor is the reduction of the blood volume in blood vessels. Burn, diarrhea, vomit, diuretic, pancreatitis, trauma etc all will lead to less the blood volume, which bring about the acute kidney injury.
Kidney disease may lead to acute kidney injury. Some of the kidney diseases start every quickly and cannot be controlled easily. Besides, special drugs will arouse the damage in kidney tissues, which may cause acute kidney injury.
Besides, the acute kidney injury may be aroused by the obstruction of urethra. Kidney stone, kidney tumor or blood clot all would block the ureter. The urine has to stay in the kidneys and too much urine stretch kidney tissues, which can quickly damage kidney tissues.
What are the symptoms of acute kidney injury?
1. The obvious symptom of acute kidney injury is oliguria (less than 400ml/d) or anuria (less than 100 ml/d). Anuria is a sign that urinary tract has been blocked. This symptom also may happen when the kidney tissues are damage or the renal artery has been obstructed in a short time.
2. When people have acute kidney injury, the end products of protein metabolism cannot be removed by kidney but stay in the body, which presents symptoms of poisoning. Besides, their BUN would be worse when blood is absorbed by digestive tract.
3. Due to the stay of water in the body, people always have swelling in the whole body and organs, such as cerebral edema, pulmonary edema and cardiac failure. Patients would have drowsiness and lags in response or even epileptic seizure.
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