Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Allergic Nephritis Treatment

The treatment for acute interstitial nephritis depends on the underlying cause, as well as how poorly the kidneys are functioning. Mild cases of acute interstitial nephritis may resolve without treatment. Treatment is directed at the underlying cause, but also includes corticosteroid medications. Severe cases of interstitial nephritis may require treatment in the hospital. Short-term kidney dialysis may be necessary for cases that result in sudden kidney failure.

Treatment for acute interstitial nephritis may include:

Allergic Nephritis Diet

A diet for acute interstitial nephritis includes:

Allergic Nephritis Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat acute interstitial nephritis:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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