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What is chronic kidney disease?

It is also called chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual loss of kidney function. In the early stages of chronic kidney disease (I, II, III, IV) the patient may or may not have few signs or symptoms that cannot be distinguished from symptoms of other diseases. Chronic kidney Disease may not become symptomized apparent until the kidney function is significantly impaired.

Treatment for chronic kidney disease focuses on slowing the progression of the kidney damage, usually by controlling the underlying cause to avoid progression to end stage kidney diseases stage VI.


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