CKD (chronic kidney disease) will not be a isolated disease, with the development of condition, CKD can affect other systems in the body and result in various complications. Then what is the effect of CKD on digestive system?
Usually, when CKD develops kidney failure, digestive system problems and other complications will appear. Generally speaking, The first effect of CKD on digestive system is poor appetite. Once digestive system is affected and the condition is worsened, other symptoms can include nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Do you know the reason? It can be caused by the buildup of too much wastes and other harmful substances, they can directly affect digestive system and lead to a series of symptoms. Also urease of germs in intestinal tract breaks up urea into ammonia, which stimulates gastrointestinal mucous membrane and then results in inflammation and superficial multiple small ulcers. It can be also one of causes for digestive system problems.
Gastrointestinal bleeding is also one common effect of CKD on digestive system. What is more, nausea and vomiting may also have something to do with the central nervous system dysfunction.
Your doctor will help you treat your problems on digestive system and other systems well. CKD will not cause death directly, but its severe complications can. So during the CKD treatment, to avoid and treat the complications seems to be that necessary and important. However, once CKD develops stage 5 CKD, it will be nearly impossible to reverse the condition, so we always tell CKD patients do not delay the condition, a proper treatment is needed to help prevent kidney failure and dialysis treatment. If you need any information about CKD, feel free to contact us.
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