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Symptoms of End Stage Kidney Failure in Geriatric Patients

2013-10-21 18:00

As people grow older, especially the geriatric patients, their kidney organizations will degenerate slowly and the amount of blood flowing through the kidney will decrease gradually. Moreover, the symptoms of end stage kidney failure in geriatric patients are not enough obvious so as to it is misdiagnosed easily in the clinic. The following introduces some obvious symptoms of end stage kidney failure in geriatric patients, we hope it can help not only patients themselves but also the relatives who care about them.

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Now, get in back to the point. The symptoms as follows:

1. Edema

A part of geriatric patients in end stage kidney failure may have edema in hand, feet and ankle. In addition, some patients may have decreased urine output or frequent urination especially in the night.

2. Anemia

Due to the damaged kidney, body cannot produce enough hormones needed by red blood cells and then anemia may appear. When geriatric patients are suffering from anemia, they may feel cold and tired frequently.

3. Poor health

On account of excess toxins and wastes accumulating in the body constantly, geriatric patients in the end stage kidney failure may feel poor health and discomfortable in the whole body. The symptoms includes nausea, vomiting, bad sleep, tired and pruritus.

The above are some commonly seen symptoms of end stage kidney failure in geriatric patients, if you still want to ask any other questions, please chat with online doctors, our kidney experts will reply you as soon as possible.

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