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Acute glomerulonephritis is a particular inflammationrenal tissues associated with the breakdown of the mechanisms of immune defense of the body, as a result of which the kidney cells become victims of the immunity of their own organism.

Development of glomerulonephritis is similar to developmentrheumatism. Just like and rheumatism, the reason for the occurrence of glomerulonephritis is an infection caused by a species of microbe Streptococcus (tonsillitis, pharyngitis, scarlet fever, streptococcal skin disease).

Symptoms of glomerulonephritis appear 7-14 days after a streptococcal infection of the respiratory tract and 21-29 days after skin infection. These are the symptoms:

  • edema is located primarily on the face, then on other parts of the body and in the internal cavities. Because of this, patients start to gain weight quickly and release a little urine;
  • thirst develops;
  • the skin turns pale;
  • failure of kidneys with glomerulonephritis complicates the work of the heart, heart pain, palpitations occur.

In addition, headache, nausea may occur; sometimes urine takes the form of meat slops because of the blood spilled into it.

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