The final stages of kidney failure are marked by the complete malfunctioning of the kidneys. If a person has reached the final stages of kidney failure, there is little that may be done, so it is vital that whenever someone sees indications of possible kidney issues, they should seek professional and qualified medical advice promptly.
Here are the warning signs of kidney failure. It pays to keep a watchful eye on your health and the health of your near and dear ones, so watch out for these symptoms.
- Edema: In its first phase, edema generally only causes swellings in the legs. This is due to the kidney's inability to flush out water. This causes water retention in the body.
- Anaemia: One of the primary functions of the
kidney is to modulate the creation of red blood cells within your
body. Sadly, as the kidneys start to fail, red blood cell creation
will increasingly start to decrease and cause anaemia.
- Hematuria: When the kidneys start failing, there will be observable blood clots in your urine.
- Sudden behavioural swings: A lot of people
experiencing different phases of kidney problems are more likely to
have mood swings, delusions and hallucinations.
- Extreme flank pain: This pain may be very tense and happen in one flank of the body. It is not uncommon for this pain to travel down to the lower stomach region including the testicles or groin.
- A decrease in urination: A reduced amount of
the quantity of fluid passed during urination is not always an
indication of kidney disorder, but if you have noticed a decrease
in fluid then you must always seek medical attention.
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- Shortness of breath: Shortening of breath can be caused by high blood pressure levels which is another tell tale sign of possible kidney problems.
- Seizures: Seizures, trembling or involuntary
twitching is observed in body parts when the kidneys start
- Unusual or foul urine odour: An individual
with kidney failure might notice a sweet and acrid odour emanating
from his urine.
- Bloody faeces: Blood in the faeces can
occasionally indicate kidney failure.