Reflux Nephropathy

Definition of Reflux Nephropathy:

Reflux nephropathy occurs when the normally one-direction-only valve-like mechanisms between the ureters and bladder fail.  This allows urine to flow back up the ureter directly to the kidney.  If the bladder is infected or the urine contains bacteria this exposes the kidney to the possibility of infection (pyelonephritis).

Topics Related to Reflux Nephropathy

Chronic Renal Insufficiency

...the condition
“...Causative diseases include glomerulonephritis of any type (one of the most common causes), polycystic kidney disease, hypertension, Alport syndrome, reflux nephropathy, obstruction, kidney stones, infection, and analgesic toxicity...”


...the condition
“...Reflux Nephropathy For some children and adults the problem is caused by a condition called reflux nephropathy...”
Report by The Analyst™
Click to see sample report
Health problems rarely occur in isolation or for obvious reasons

Your body is a highly complex, interconnected system.  Instead of guessing at what might be wrong, let us help you discover what is really going on inside your body based on the many clues it is giving.

Our multiple symptom checker provides in-depth health analysis by The Analyst™ with full explanations, recommendations and (optionally) doctors available for case review and answering your specific questions.

We use cookies for traffic analysis, advertising, and to provide the best user experience