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What is the difference between glomerulonephritis and pyelonephritis?

What is the difference between glomerulonephritis and pyelonephritis? We are aware of these two kinds of diseases can be collectively referred to as nephritis, glomerulonephritis and nephritis is at the same time will bring no small harm to...

What is the difference between glomerulonephritis and pyelonephritis?

Oct 19, 2017 by Kidney Disease Expert

What is the difference between glomerulonephritis and pyelonephritis? We are aware of these two kinds of diseases can be collectively referred to as nephritis, glomerulonephritis and nephritis is at the same time will bring no small harm to the mix, affects people's physical and mental health, to avoid disease risk, we need to find a suitable treatment, the correct treatment to avoid the disease harm, then what is the difference between glomerulonephritis and pyelonephritis? The following experts will give specific analysis.
Glomerulonephritis, also known as nephritic syndrome (nephritis), is the most common kidney disease, characterized by a variety of different causes occurring in the bilateral kidneys and glomeruli and clinically characterized by a cluster of syndromes. The common manifestations of glomerulonephritis are edema, proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension, decreased urine volume or no urine, and normal or declining renal function.
Pyelonephritis is a common disease of urinary tract infection, which is caused by the infection of pathogenic bacteria, directly caused by inflammation of the renal pelvis, renal calyx and renal parenchyma. Urinary tract infections include upper urinary tract infections (pyelonephritis) and lower urinary tract infections (urethritis, cystitis). The latter may be present alone, while pyelonephritis is commonly associated with lower urinary tract infections. Pyelonephritis pides into acute pyelonephritis and chronic pyelonephritis two kinds. The former is mainly manifested as fever, frequent urination, urgency, dysuria and back pain, urine routine examination can be found in white blood cells (pus cells and bacteria). The latter symptoms are generally mild, can be delayed by acute pyelonephritis; or acute pyelonephritis, although controlled, but after repeated attacks evolved. The most important treatment for pyelonephritis is the selection of effective antimicrobial agents. General acute pyelonephritis, most patients can be quickly cured, chronic people are relatively difficult to cure.
The above is the introduction of the difference between glomerulonephritis and pyelonephritis, hope to get everyone's attention and concern, of course, pyelonephritis and nephritis endanger more obvious, want to get rid of unnecessary damage caused by the disease, you must have a correct understanding of the difference between pyelonephritis and nephritis, and actively consult the relevant expert advice.

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