Your kidneys serve an important role for you. They filter your blood, help with blood pressure and also stimulate red blood cell growth. If you’re having kidney problems, our nephrologists and urologists are here to help.

At Banner Health, you have access to specialized treatments and a team who will work with you to keep your kidneys healthy. We’re dedicated to making sure you fully understand your medical care and that you have the support you need. 

Signs and Symptoms of Kidney Issues

Symptoms of kidney-related problems can be non-specific. If you’re experiencing any of the following, you’ll want to schedule an appointment with your doctor: 

  • Breathing trouble or bad breath
  • Feeling fatigued, tired, nausea, vomiting, trouble concentrating or dizziness
  • Itching
  • Swelling in the legs, ankles, feet, face and/or hands
  • Tasting food differently or loss of appetite
  • Feeling pressure while urinating, having difficulty urinating or needing to urinate frequently overnight
  • Foaming, bubbling or frothy urine, or urine with traces of blood
  • Urinating less often or in smaller amounts with dark-colored urine
  • Urinating more often or in greater amounts with pale or light-colored urine

Kidney Care Close to You

Learn about kidney care close to you.

1625 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719

At Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, you have access to advanced technology and a team of physicians who work with you to manage your kidney condition, whether common or complex. Our physicians are dedicated to making sure you understand your care and that you have the support you need.

What are my treatment options?

The goal of treatment is always to slow the progression of your kidney disease as much as possible. You, your nephrologist and other specialists will work together to improve any other conditions that may be affecting your kidney function.

We can help with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Cysts in your kidney
  • Damage to the kidney filtering process
  • Blood or too much protein in the urine
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney transplant

Kidney Stone Disease Program

Kidney stones are a painful and unfortunately common kidney condition. If you have recurrent kidney stones, the Kidney Stone Disease program at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson can help. Our physicians are leaders in the treatment and prevention of kidney stones and work with specialists in other areas to develop a customized prevention plan for your specific needs.

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience.

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