13 Symptoms of Damaged Kidneys

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Not a single disease comes silently. Kidney failure also sends you some black notes before getting into full swing. Here some indications of kidney damage are mentioned. If you are a victim of kidney failure and perplexed about finding suitable doctor then Marham can help you where you can find the best nephrologists in Karachi, Lahore or any main city of Pakistan.

fatigue a kidney disease symptoms

Any damage to the kidney affects the production of a hormone called erythropoietin that helps in the formation of oxygen-carrying red blood cells. With fewer red blood cells your muscles and brain exhaust quickly.

Feeling Cold:

Due to anemia caused by less red blood cells person may feel cold more than other normal persons.

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Shortness of Breath:

Due to less red blood cells and build up of extra fluid in lungs shortness of breath is also a common complaint among kidney patient.

Feeling Very Itchy:

This uncomfortable condition happens due to less toxin removal. The patient may feel very itchy and an irresistible urge to scratch.

Swelling of Hands or Feet:

Failing kidneys fail to remove extra fluid, which builds up in the body and leads to swelling in the legs, ankles, feet, and/or hands.

Swollen or Puffy Face:

This also happens due to excessive fluid buildup and anemia.

Food Tastes like Metal:

A high fluid buildup of fluid and toxins in the blood change the taste buds ability and you feel bad smell and taste in food.

Upset Stomach, Nausea, Vomiting:

High toxins which are not secreted by kidney find their way to get out in this way.

Foamy or Bubbly Urine:

Damaged kidney fails to stop proteins and proteins secreted with urine so urine is frizzy and bubbly. If you see a lot of foam after you pass urine head straight to a doctor for proper evaluation.

Feeling Faint or Dizzy:
feeling dizzy is a kidney disease symptoms

High level of toxins which are not purified by damaged kidney makes the person faint and feel dizzy often.

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Bloody Urine:

This is the indication that some of the arteries of the kidney also get affected and are damaged.

A pressure in Urination:

Due to malfunctioning kidney, normal urination is hindered and you may feel pressure or have difficulty in urinating. Less or more urination will also be the case.

Abdominal pain:

Kidneys are slightly at the back position but when some problem occurred in them person feels the strong ache in the abdomen.

  • If you notice any serious sign from above mentioned, immediately consult a nephrologist before getting too late.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.