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Adult Diseases and Conditions: K

  • Kaposi Sarcoma: Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have Kaposi sarcoma can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Detailed information on keratosis pilaris, including treatment

  • Kidney (Renal) Cancer: Introduction
  • Kidney Disorders

    Detailed information on kidney disorders

  • Kidney Failure

    Kidney failure happens when damage results in loss of normal kidney function. It may also be called end stage renal disease (ESRD).

  • Kidney Stones

    A kidney stone is a hard, pebble-like deposit that forms in the kidney. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Some are as big as golf balls. A stone may be smooth, irregular in shape, or jagged. Most are yellow or brown in color. There are different types of kidney stones.

  • Kidney Transplantation

    Detailed information on kidney transplantation

  • Knee Pain and Problems

    Common knee problems include sprains, strains, torn cartilage, and arthritis.

  • Knee Replacement Surgery

    When a knee is severely damaged by disease or injury, an artificial knee replacement may be considered.

  • Knowing When to Seek Treatment for Mental Health Disorders

    Families, spouses, or friends are often the first to suspect that their loved one is challenged by feelings, behaviors, or environmental conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad.

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