This branch of medicine focuses on the study of the anatomy of the kidneys and their functions. It focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the kidney.
The most common diseases treated by nephrologists are: acute and chronic renal failure, proteinuria, kidney stones, among many others.
When should I go to the nephrologist?
- When you experience swelling of the ankles.
- When you pee with foam.
- If you experience changes in urine color.
- When you have a bitter taste in your mouth.