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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

These 6 Signs Mean Uremia Is Coming

2018-04-27 09:11

How much do you know about your kidneys?

These 6 Signs Mean Uremia Is Coming
There are usually two kidneys in each body, and each kidney is composed of millions of nephrons, which play a role in regulating water, electrolytes and pH balance. Besides, it is also an important organ to dispel toxins from body.

Because of immense compensatory ability, in the early stage of kidney damage, symptoms are not obvious so that not a few people ignore them. If you can not find out the disease early, you can receive treatment timely so that the disease gets worse easily.

If you have the following 6 symptoms, your disease may have developed to kidney failure. Do not be careless.
These 6 Signs Mean Uremia Is Coming

1. No history of hypertension, but now persistent high blood pressure presents.

Some people do not have history of hypertension, nor family members with hypertension, but they suddenly have high blood pressure, which persists for several days. In such a case, it is considered that kidneys may go wrong.

Just now we referred that kidney has the function of regulating blood pressure. When kidneys get damaged, filtration rate decrease, resulting in the accumulation of sodium in body, which can elevate osmosis pressure so as to elevate blood pressure.
These 6 Signs Mean Uremia Is Coming

2. Unexplained swelling on eyelid or lower limbs

The skin around the eyes is thin and prone to edema. Some girls have such a condition in the morning after they stay up late. The damaged kidneys can not regulate water so urine output decreases, which can cause water retention, and the eyes will firstly appear abnormal.

Lower limbs are also prone to edema. Mainly because GFR decreases, protein goes into urine. Protein has he function of absorbing fluid. When protein in body decreases, water in body will increase, which may penetrate into the epidermis. Prolonged standing can make leg swelling more obvious.
These 6 Signs Mean Uremia Is Coming

3. Weakness and fatigue, which can not be alleviated after rest

Weakness and fatigue caused by staying up late or extra work can usually be relieved after rest. But when kidneys are damaged, toxins can not be passed out of body. Their accumulation can block blood flow, and then you will feel weak.

4. Abnormal complexion

Kidney is a detoxification organ. When it is damaged, toxins build up in body, which can deposit on skin. Besides, due to physical inactivity, skin can not discharge toxins timely. As a result, you will look bad.
These 6 Signs Mean Uremia Is Coming

5. Bad breath

Because of indigestion or long-term constipation, you may have bad breath. Seldom people think that it may be associated with kidney problems.

When kidney function decrease, kidneys can not excrete toxins, which can trigger constipation as well so as to cause bad breath.
These 6 Signs Mean Uremia Is Coming

6. Poor appetite or even nausea and vomiting

The accumulation of waste products can affect blood so that the ingested nutrition can not be absorbed, leading to nausea. Those wastes can also affect digestive and absorption system, leading to poor appetite.

The above are the typical symptoms of kidney disease. If you have 3 or more of them, be alert to kidney problems. And you had better go to check your body timely. The earlier detection and treatment is good for your recovery. For more information on kidney failure treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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