Signs of Patients with Kidney Failure
What are the signs of kidney failure? Most patients do not understand the specific symptoms so that they miss the best chance for treating.
Well, do you know what does kidneys do?
Kidneys can produce urine, discharge the metabolite in body and certain wastes and toxins. Kidneys are also responsible for reserving fluid and other useful substances, such as glucose, protein to balance acid-base, electrolyte, etc. In addition, kidneys can also help to regulate blood pressure.
However, for kidney failure patients, nearly all the renal function has lost, the kidneys can not carry out these functions normally. Thereby, a series of symptoms and complications will appear.
So, what are the symptoms of kidney failure?
The specific signs are summarized as follows:
Usually, swelling occurs in patients’ face, eyes, legs and ankles, especially in the morning, the symptom may be more obvious. In this case, patients should limit the intake of fluid. Keep a diet of low salt, however, the specific intake is decided by patients’ own illness condition. If you have any questions, send to: firstname.lastname@example.org, we will reply you as soon as possible.
High blood pressure
It is a common symptom of renal failure. Usually, ACER and ARB are suggested by doctors to lower hypertensive. Besides, doctors will combine furosemide to avoid side effects of drugs.
Patients may always feel tired, which is related to anemia. Because the failed kidneys can not secrete enough EPO, which can stimulate the production of red blood cells, so, fatigue occurs.
High creatinine level
Due to the decline of renal function, creatinine can not be discharged out of the body properly. So, massive creatinine will accumulate within kidneys, thereby, high creatinine level occurs.
In normal case, there is less protein in urine. However, once kidney function decline, lots of protein will flow into urine, cause proteinuria.
The above are the possible signs of renal failure. If you want to learn more possible symptoms, leave a message below, or you can contact with online doctors now. Best wishes!
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