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  • Disease

    Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (GN)

    The kidneys are responsible for removing wastes from the body, regulating electrolyte balance and blood pressure, and stimulating red blood cell production.

    Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (GN) is a disorder of the kidneys that occurs after infection with certain strains of Streptococcus bacteria.

  • Disease

    Proximal renal tubular acidosis

    The kidneys are responsible for removing wastes from the body, regulating electrolyte balance and blood pressure, and stimulating red blood cell production.

    Proximal renal tubular acidosis is a disease that occurs when the kidneys don’t properly remove acids from the blood into the urine. As a result, too much acid remains in the blood (called ).