As with any complex machine, not every kidney works perfectly. Chronic kidney disease is when a person's kidneys are not working properly for a prolonged period of time. Kidney problems in children can be congenital or acquired. This is often caused by injury, infection, or some other illness. You can search for the best kidney doctors at for your chronic kidney disease treatment.

The blood pressure and flow to the kidneys must be sufficient to allow this filtering process to work properly. The filtering process can be affected if the arteries that lead to the kidneys are blocked.

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The kidneys can be irreversibly damaged or injured by many diseases. If kidney function is not restored after treatment, acute kidney failure can progress to chronic. Chronic kidney disease can result from any condition that causes acute kidney damage. Diabetes mellitus is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease.

Your urine should be a dark orange color. This indicates that you may have dehydration. You should be concerned if you find blood in your urine. Combining dark urine with sharp pains in your kidney region and dark-colored urine should raise alarm. 

Kidney symptoms: Symptoms that affect one or both of the kidneys. For more information, see the detailed information below.

* Puffy eyes, especially in the morning. * Swelling in the legs, and sometimes the entire body.

* Urinating can cause a burning sensation

* Insufficient Concentration

* Urine that is red or coffee-colored

* Growing weakness.

* Vomiting

* A pain in the back, just below the ribs.