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  Renal



Renal

    Pertains to kidneys.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Renacidin
Renacidin is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): citric acid; gluconolactone; magnesium carbonate.

Renagel
Renagel is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): sevelamer hydrochloride.

Renal Artery Disease
Most commonly caused by atherosclerosis of the renal arteries (see above). It occurs in people with generalized vascular disease.

Renal Artery Stenosis
Narrowing or blockage of an artery to the kidney which may lead to high blood pressure or kidney damage.

Renal Artery Ultrasound
A non-invasive imaging procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to view the arteries supplying the kidneys to determine the presence of narrowing.

Renal Glycosuria
Glycosuria occurring when there is a normal amount of sugar in the blood, due to an inherited inability of the kidneys to reabsorb glucose completely.

Renal Threshold
When the blood is holding so much of a substance such as glucose (sugar) that the kidneys allow the excess to spill into the urine. This is also called "kidney threshold," "spilling point," and "leak point."

Renamin witho electrolytes
Renamin witho electrolytes is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): amino acids.



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Reflux
A condition that occurs when gastric juices or small amounts of food from the stomach flow back into the esophagus and mouth. Also called regurgitation.

Reflux esophagitis
Irritation of the esophagus because stomach contents flow back into the esophagus.

Regurgitation
A condition that occurs when gastric juices or small amounts of food from the stomach flow back into the esophagus and mouth. Also called reflux.

Regional enteritis
See Crohn's disease.

Rehabilitation
The return of function after illness or injury, often with the assistance of specialised medical professionals.

Renal

Respiratory system
The group of organs responsible for carrying oxygen from the air to the bloodstream and for expelling carbon dioxide.

Retching
Dry vomiting.

Rhinitis
An inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose, often due to allergy to pollen, dust or other airborne substances, which causes sneezing, itching, a runny nose and nasal congestion.

RICE treatment
Rest, ice, compression, and elevation.

Rotavirus
The most common cause of infectious diarrhea in the United States, especially in children under age 2.

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