Kidney Conditions

Kidney conditions are serious. Learn about kidney infections and kidney disease, causes, and symptoms.

Is Cranberry Juice Good for Your Kidneys?

Cranberry juice may help prevent a urinary tract infection, but whether the juice is good for your kidneys depends on how much you drink.

If You See Oil in Your Urine, an Expert Doctor Explains What It Means

Whether or not you study inside the toilet bowl, this anomaly can stand out. A doctor speaks to the common...

Five Things You Need to Know About Chronic Kidney Disease and High Potassium

Did you know potassium is a mineral your body needs to keep your muscles and heart working? While potassium is...

How to Prevent Kidney Failure: A Kidney Doctor on a Condition Affecting 37 Million Americans

The CDC has suggested that 96 percent of people with early-stage kidney disease don't even know they have it....

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What It Means If You Have Foamy Urine or Bubbles in Your Pee

A few bubbles in your pee is normal. But foamy urine could be due to protein in your urine...

This Is How Long It Takes to Pass a Kidney Stone

Kidney stones can happen to anyone. Here's how long it may take to pass one.

7 Innocent Mistakes That Put Your Kidneys in Trouble

If your kidneys aren't working properly, you could also raise your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

11 Silent Signs You Have a Kidney Infection

Head to your doctor for antibiotics if you're showing these signs that a urinary tract infection has traveled to...

42 Signs Your Kidneys Are in Big Trouble

More than 26 million Americans suffer from kidney disease—from kidney stones to infections to cancer. Learn the signs that your...

Why Are Kidney Stones So Painful? Two Women Share Their Journeys

Two women share their painful ordeals dealing with kidney stones. Doctors discuss causes, possible prevention, and treatments.