Glomerulonephritis can be caused by various of factors including:
The kidneys can be badly damaged before any symptoms appear. These are the most common symptoms:
The symptoms of glomerulonephritis may look like other medical conditions or problems. Always consult your health care provider for a diagnosis.
Your health care provider will review your medical history and do a physical exam. Other tests may include:
Your health care provider will figure out the best treatment based on:
Unfortunately, kidney disease cannot be cured. Treatments focus on slowing the progression of the disease and preventing complications. Treatment may include: