What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Glomerulonephritis is a con-

Early Symptoms of glomerulone-

Massage is systemically contrain-


dition in which the glomer-

phritis include dark or rust-colored

dicated for glomerulonephritis.

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uli (small structures that are

urine, foamy urine, or blood in

This inflammatory condition im-


part of nephrons) become

the urine. Later symptoms indi-

pairs the body's ability to man-


inflamed and cease to func-

cate chronic renal failure: systemic

age fluid exchanges.


tion efficiently

edema, fatigue, headaches, de-




creased urine output, discoloration




of the skin, and general malaise.



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