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Keratosis Pilaris
Detailed information on keratosis pilaris, including treatment
Knee Pain and Problems
Common knee problems include sprains, strains, torn cartilage, and arthritis.
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.
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.
Kyphosis
A spine affected by kyphosis has a forward curvature of the back bones (vertebrae) in the upper back area, giving an abnormally rounded or "humpback" appearance.
Knowing When to Seek Treatment
Families, spouses, or friends are often the first to suspect that their loved one is challenged by feelings, behaviors, and/or environmental conditions that cause them to act disruptive, rebellious, or sad.
Knee Replacement Surgery
When a knee is severely damaged by disease or injury, an artificial knee replacement may be considered.
Kidney Transplantation
Detailed information on kidney transplantation
Kidney Disorders
Detailed information on kidney disorders