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What Are CKD Stage 4 Symptoms

2013-10-06 10:55

CKD Stage 4 SymptomsCKD stage 4 means the severe reduction of kidney function. In general, this stage of kidney disease requires dialysis or kidney transplant in the near future. As a matter of fact, whether dialysis should be started is associated with CKD stage 4 symptoms to a certain degree. Now follow us to learn more about CKD stage 4 symptoms.

Some CKD stage 4 symptoms can include:

-Fatigue. Feeling tired and weak is common for people with CKD stage 4 and is often caused by anemia.

-Nausea. Vomiting or feeling nauseated may occur with CKD stage 4, which is associated with the buildup of wastes in the body.

-Loss of appetite. People in this stage may not feel like eating, and some people report having a metallic taste in their mouth or bad breath.

-Taste changes. Food may not taste like it usually does, or may have a metallic taste.

-Uremic breath. As urea builds up in the blood, it is likely to be detected in the breathing causing bad breath.

-Urination changes. Urea may be dark orange, brown, tea colored or red if it contains blood, or foamy if there is protein in it. A person may urinate more or less than normal, or get up at night to go to the bathroom.

-Edema. A person may notice swelling in their lower legs, hands or face around the eyes. With too much fluid someone could even feel short of breath.

-Sleep problems. Itching, muscle cramps or restless legs may make some people have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep.

-Nerve problems. Numbness or tingling in your toes or fingers can also become one of CKD stage 4 symptoms.

What to do with these CKD stage 4 symptoms?

Certain western medications and healthy diet suggestions will help relieve the corresponding CKD stage 4 symptoms to a certain degree. But the fundamental way is to make kidneys work normally again by recovering kidney function.

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