What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Glomerulo-

Glomerulonephritis is a con-

Early Symptoms of glomerulone-

Massage is systemically contrain-

nephritis

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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