COVID and your Kidneys

Covid-19 can cause heart and kidney problems: An expert at John Hopkins Medicine stated” The kidney damage is, in some cases, severe enough to require dialysis. Some hospitals experiencing surges of patients who are very ill with COVID-19 have reported they are running short on the machines and sterile fluids needed to perform these kidney procedures.”https://www.google.com/url?sa=i… )

Did You Know?…

Did You Know…when the tiny filters in your kidneys are damaged, they allow a protein called albumin to escape from your blood into your urine. Treating this problem early can help prevent it from escalating.

If you need assistance, schedule a consultation with Gulf Coast Kidney Associates today.

Take NOTE!

TAKE NOTE! Blood in your urine can be a sign that something is wrong with your kidneys or another part of your urinary tract.

Having blood in your urine does not necessarily mean that you have kidney disease, but because kidney problems can lead to kidney disease, it is important to address the problem as soon as possible.

Need professional assistance? Contact www.GulfCoastKidney.com for an appointment.