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Acute Kidney Failure

This condition is the result of sudden kidney dysfunction. In such case kidneys abruptly loss their property to discharge excess salt fluids and waste materials from the body. Loss of filtering property of kidney results in high level saturation of fluids which may lead to cause a life threatening instances. Sudden or severe dehydration, urinary tract obstruction , autoimmune kidney diseases, acute tubular necrosis are the reasons of acute kidney failure. Abdominal CT scan, abdominal or kidney MRI helps a nephrology specialist to detect if there is any blockage in an urinary tract. Medication for this are as follows:- Naproxen a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug, Gentamicin an antibiotic, Furosemide a diuretic and sometimes specific surgery.