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Kidney Disease & Nephrology

The kidneys are extremely important, fist-size organs that do the minute-by-minute work of filtering waste from the body. When you suffer from kidney disease from factors like diabetes, you need expert help. Issues such as painful kidney stones or a kidney injury require the attention and medical care of a qualified kidney care expert. Our board-certified nephrologists and renal specialists at Visalia Medical Clinic offer comprehensive, compassionate care that is dedicated to improving your kidney health.

Signs of kidney disease that indicate you may require the care of a nephrologist include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Flank pain near the kidneys
  • Insomnia and/or fatigue
  • A metallic taste in the mouth
  • Muscle twitches and camps
  • Swelling in the feet and ankles
  • Persistent itching
  • Shortness of breath