Chronic Kidney Failure Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Chronic Kidney Failure? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Chronic Kidney Failure.


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Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Failure

In its early phases, chronic kidney disease usually doesn't cause symptoms. However, as the condition progresses to the end-stage renal disease stage, it can cause a number of symptoms, including:

  • Feeling weak or tired
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Swelling of feet and ankles
  • Poor appetite
  • Needing to urinate more often, especially at night
  • Muscle cramping at night
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Shortness of breath
  • Metallic taste in mouth
  • Chest pain
  • Altered mental state
  • Hiccups
  • Irritability
  • Problem with concentration
  • Reduced libido
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Numbness and tingling in hands and feet


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What It Is
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Chronic Kidney Failure Causes
What causes Chronic Kidney Failure? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Chronic Kidney Failure Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Chronic Kidney Failure? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Chronic Kidney Failure Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Chronic Kidney Failure Symptoms
What are the Chronic Kidney Failure symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Chronic Kidney Failure Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Chronic Kidney Failure
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Chronic Kidney Failure.
Chronic Kidney Failure Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Chronic Kidney Failure Prevention
How can you prevent Chronic Kidney Failure? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Chronic Kidney Failure Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Chronic Kidney Failure treatment options are available?
Chronic Kidney Failure Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
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