Acute Kidney Failure happens when there is an abrupt loss of kidney function, preventing your kidneys from properly filtering waste from your body.
Acute kidney failure could be caused by:
Chronic Kidney Failure is the complete loss of kidney function, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), which could require dialysis or a kidney (renal) transplant.
Chronic kidney disease could be caused by:
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Inherited kidney diseases
- Age 60 or older