10 Signs And Symptoms Of Kidney Disease

Signs And Symptoms Of Kidney Disease

Many people suffer from chronic kidney disease but do not discover, because the early signs and symptoms of kidney disease can be very difficult to see. It may take several years for chronic kidney disease (abbreviated as CKD) to progress to kidney failure.

Some people with chronic kidney disease also live out their lives that never progress to kidney failure. However, with many people at any stage of kidney disease, the understanding of it is still optimal. Knowing the signs and symptoms of kidney disease can help you get the best treatment.

If you or someone you know has a similarity of the signs and symptoms of kidney disease as mentioned below, You should immediately visit a doctor and examined your blood and urine tests.

10 Signs And Symptoms Of Patients With Kidney Disease

Symptom 1: Changes when urinating

The kidneys produce urine, so when the kidneys are damaged, there may be changes to the urine. Some of the major signs are:

  1. You may need to get up at night to pee.
  2. Foamy urine or more bubbles. You may urinate more often than normal, or more urine than normal and pale-colored urine.
  3. The number of times you urinate less than usual, or less urine than usual, dark-colored urine.
  4. Your urine may be blood.
  5. You can feel the tension news or difficult urination.

Description of the patient:

“When you go to the bathroom more, you can not empty your bladder. And then you feel like stretching i.e. downstream and it is very tense. ”

“Urine is the first I started to notice. Then I visit the restroom more often, and when in the bathroom, I could not urinate. You think you need to urinate, but when you get to the toilet: the result is only two or three drops alone.”

“I was urinating blood. Urine color is very dark colors like grape. And when I went to the hospital examination, where they think I lied about the color of urine.”


Symptom 2: Compliance

The damaged kidneys do not remove excess fluid again, so the fluid builds up in your body causing swelling in your legs, ankles, feet, face, and hand.

Description of patients:

“My right ankle got swollen and I can’t wear my shoes now.”

“With my sister, her hair began to fall, she became leaner, but his face was swollen up, you know everything just like that until she discovered her illness.”

“Going to work one morning, my ankles swell, is swollen, and I was very tired when walking to the bus stop. And then I knew I had to go to the doctor.”


Symptom 3: Fatigue

The healthy kidney creates a hormone called erythropoietin (pronounced a-rith’-ro-po’-uh-tin), These hormones tell the body to make more red blood cells to carry oxygen.

When the kidneys are damaged (failure), they produce less erythropoietin. So your body has less red blood cells to transport oxygen, Hence your body and mind become tired quickly. This condition is called anemia. The disease can be treated.

Description of patients:

“I suddenly felt exhausted and no longer do a little provincial.”

“I’ve slept a lot, and want to go to bed soon again.”

“It was as always so incredibly tired. Tired, and your health as all melted away even when you did not do anything.”


Symptom 4: Itching/skin rash

Kidneys remove waste from the blood. When kidneys fail, the wastes that buildup in your blood can cause severe itching of the game.

Description of the patient:

“It is a battle, not just itching of the skin, where it runs along the bone. I had to brush the flesh dug up. My back was bleeding from scratching so much.”

“My skin was torn. I was itching and scratching a lot.”


Symptom 5: The metal in the mouth/bad breath ammonia

The buildup of wastes in the blood (called uremia documents) can make food taste different and cause bad breath. You may also notice that you do not eat meat anymore, also you lose weight even when you’re eating.

Description of patients:

“You will feel your breath stinks in the mouth, much like you have been drinking iron.”

“You do not have food cravings as it once was.”

“Before I started dialysis, I was down about 10 pounds of weight.”


Symptom 6: Nausea and vomiting

Intense accumulation of wastes in the blood (blood urea documents) can also cause nausea and vomiting. Anorexia can lead to weight loss.

Description of patients:

“I have a lot of itching, and I have nausea, vomiting everything out. Also, I can not keep any food and drink that stays in my stomach.”

“I vomit, I could not eat, and then I had a hard time taking antihypertensive drugs.”


Symptom 7: Shortness of breath

Your breathlessness may be related to kidney disease in two ways:

  1. First, there is excess fluid in your body to accumulate in the lungs.
  2. Secondly, anemia (lack of red blood cells carrying oxygen) can cause oxygen starvation and your body born of shortness of breath.

Description of patients:

“Sometimes my shortness of breath, which will make me afraid. I thought maybe I could fall or have something happen to me so often I find a place to sit for a moment.”

“I can not sleep at night, I could not breathe, it’s like I was drowning. And, I could not walk anywhere anymore. That is very bad.”

“You go upstairs to clean your room and then breathe out again, or when you work you become tired and you have to stop work again.”


Symptom 8: Chills

Anemia can make you feel always cold, even when you are at warm room temperature.

Description of the patient:

“I noticed that sometimes, I’m really cold, then I have bouts of shivering.”

“Sometimes I become very very cold. The weather can be hot at that time, and I’m still cool.”


Symptom 9: Dizziness and loss of concentration

Anemia related to kidney failure means that your brain will not get enough oxygen anymore. This can lead to memory problems, causing loss of concentration, dizziness, and vertigo.

Description of the patient:

“I remember that I mentioned to my wife about my memory that I can not remember what I did last week, or perhaps only two days ago. I really can not concentrate, because I like playing crossword and read many solutions, but I can not concentrate.”

“Bad situation to a degree, I was working, and suddenly I was dizziness. so I thought perhaps my blood pressure or my diabetes worse. That’s what I thought.”

“I was always tired and dizziness.”

Symptom 10: Leg pain/flank.

Some people with kidney disease may have pain in your back or side of this is because the kidneys are affected. Polycystic kidney disease can cause cysts in the kidneys filled with fluid and enlarged, and sometimes the liver can also cause pain.

Description of the patient:

“About two years ago, I was always in the toilet, and the lower part of the back is always painful, I wonder why there is such a story. The doctors diagnosed that it was due to problems kidney ”

“And then you wake up in the night, then you have pain in ribs and back, you can not budge it.”

“At night, I suffer from pain in the ribs. It is worse than pain due to heavy work. “


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