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Kidneys filter waste products from blood and remove excess water from the body in the form of urine. If your kidneys do not function properly, it can lead to short or long-term kidney conditions that may be life-threatening. Chronic kidney conditions are commonly related to hypertension (high blood pressure) and diabetes.
Examples of kidney conditions include:
Any of the above conditions, if left untreated for a long time, could lead to end-stage kidney disease.
*This is not a complete list of all the conditions we recognise and treat. The information is designed for educational reference only and should not be seen as medical advice.
Please consult one of our qualified healthcare specialists for an accurate diagnosis before starting on any treatment.
Dr Angeline Goh, a kidney specialist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, answers common questions about the kidney, including the causes of kidney failure, which is a leading cause of death worldwide.
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