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Why Kidney Failure Patients Have Swollen Tummy

Why Kidney Failure Patients Have Swollen Tummy

Kidney Failure is a illness condition in which kidneys fail to adequately filter waste products from the blood so that patients are more likely to suffer from various symptoms and complications, thus threatening patients lives. Well then, w...Read More

How Can I Naturally Remove Proteinuria with Stage 4 PKD

How Can I Naturally Remove Proteinuria with Stage 4 PKD

How can I naturally remove protein in my urine? I have PKD which is in stage 4. I find the question in our email box: kidneyservice@hotmail.com. As many patients have the similar condition, so, now Id like to share natural treatments in the...Read More

Is Lupus Nephritis with Creatinine 3.2 Curable

Is Lupus Nephritis with Creatinine 3.2 Curable

Is lupus nephritis with creatinine 3.2 curable? Some patients with the condition will concern more about the question. Next, we will discuss the question with you and any questions, you can contact with our Online Doctor or email to us at k...Read More

Can You Be Put in Hospital Due to Stage 3 CKD

Can You Be Put in Hospital Due to Stage 3 CKD

In Stage 3 CKD, you might seldom suffer physical discomforts due to strong body tolerant ability. However, you must know there is risk for you to be put in hospital due to this disease. In order to protect yourself from further damage and t...Read More

What Does It Mean When A Person with Creatinine 5.5 Has Frequent High Fever with Shivering

What Does It Mean When A Person with Creatinine 5.5 Has Frequent High Fever with Shivering

I find the question about High Creatinine Level in our email box: kidney-symptoms@hotmail.com, namely What does it mean when a person with creatinine 5.5 has frequent high fever with shivering. If you have the similar condition, it is luck...Read More

How to Manage Creatinine 6.7 in Kidney Failure

How to Manage Creatinine 6.7 in Kidney Failure

Creatinine 6.7 is dangerous for patients with kidney failure which should draw patients attention, because the level means there are too much toxins and wastes in blood. Well then, how to manage creatinine 6.7 for Kidney Failure patients? T...Read More

Why Do CKD Patients Have Blood in Their Urine

Why Do CKD Patients Have Blood in Their Urine

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss in kidney function over a period of months or years. When kidneys are mild to severely damaged, blood wastes and excess fluid build up in the body, cau...Read More

What Stage of CKD Does Skin Itching Start

What Stage of CKD Does Skin Itching Start

There are five stages of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Knowing the symptoms of kidney disease can help you get the treatment you need to feel your best. What stage of CKD does skin itching start? Cause of skin itching Kidneys are responsibl...Read More

Treatment for Swollen Limbs Connected to Kidney Disease

Treatment for Swollen Limbs Connected to Kidney Disease

Our kidneys are responsible for filtering blood wastes and excess fluids. When kidneys are damaged, they fail to work adequately. As a result, water starts to build up in our bodies, leading to swelling (edema). What are natural treatments...Read More

How Can CKD Stage 4 Patients Reduce Creatinine

How Can CKD Stage 4 Patients Reduce Creatinine

Stage 4 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) refers to severe kidney function damage. High creatinine level is present at this advanced stage of kidney disease, leading to many symptoms. How can CKD Stage 4 patients reduce serum creatinine level? W...Read More

Can Kidney Sickness Cause Bad Breath

Can Kidney Sickness Cause Bad Breath

When kidneys are damaged, they cannot filter blood wastes and excess fluid adequately. This condition can lead to many symptoms. Can kidney sickness cause bad breath? What are the symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)? Knowing the sympto...Read More

Difference Between Stage 3a and 3b Kidney Failure

Difference Between Stage 3a and 3b Kidney Failure

A person with Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) has moderate kidney damage. This stage can be further divided into two: a decrease in Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) for Stage 3a is 45-49ml/min and a decrease in GFR for Stage 3b is 30-4...Read More

How to Increase Hemoglobin Level for a Diabetic

How to Increase Hemoglobin Level for a Diabetic

Low hemoglobin level means that red blood cells amount reduces, which has a medical term called Anemia. Anemia is a common complication of diabetic. I will tell you some ways to increase hemoglobin level for a diabetic. Any questions, you c...Read More

Do People with Stage 3 Kidney Disease Have Shortness of Breath

Do People with Stage 3 Kidney Disease Have Shortness of Breath

Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) means that the kidneys are moderately damaged. As kidneys cannot removed excess fluids and blood wastes, many symptoms start to become present. Do people with Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease have shortnes...Read More

How to Improve Appetite for CKD Stage 4 Patients

How to Improve Appetite for CKD Stage 4 Patients

Poor appetite is very common in patients with advanced stages of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). It is due to toxin accumulation in gastrointestinal tract. How to improve appetite for CKD Stage 4 patients? Tips Here are some tip that may help...Read More

How to Stop Protein Leakage in Urine Due to Alport Syndrome

How to Stop Protein Leakage in Urine Due to Alport Syndrome

Alport Syndrome or hereditary nephritis is a genetic disorder characterized by glomerulonephritis. Visibly bloody urine and protein in the urine are common symptoms of this kidney problem. How to stop protein leakage in urine duet to Alport...Read More

Can IgA Nephropathy with Proteinuria Be Treated

Can IgA Nephropathy with Proteinuria Be Treated

IgA Nephropathy, also known as Bergers Disease, is an autoimmune disease. It occurs when antibody called immunoglobulin A (IgA) lodges on kidneys. As a result, inflammation happens, causing reduction of kidney function. Can IgA Nephropathy...Read More

Stop Protein Leakage in Nephrotic Syndrome Without Steroids

Stop Protein Leakage in Nephrotic Syndrome Without Steroids

Nephrotic Syndrome is a condition where the filters in the kidneys become leaky and large amounts of protein leakage from the blood into the urine. Most children respond well to steroids but always experience side effects. How to stop prote...Read More

Why Kidney Disease Patients Always Feel Thirsty

Why Kidney Disease Patients Always Feel Thirsty

The most common medical conditions indicated by the symptoms dry mouth, frequent urination and increased thirst including Urinary tract infection (UTI), Diabetes, type 2, and Dehydration (Children).Why do kidney disease patients always feel...Read More

What Should Be Done for Blood in Urine of Dialysis

What Should Be Done for Blood in Urine of Dialysis

Dialysis is indeed helpful for Kidney Failure patients prolong lifespan. However, this method always bring many side effects. What should be done for blood in urine of dialysis? Cause of blood in urine of dialysis Treatment for blood in uri...Read More

Why Do Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Have Swollen Feet

Why Do Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Have Swollen Feet

Questions: My husband has been swollen in his legs and ankles for months. The doctor only mentioned Nephrotic Syndrome and told him to continue Lasenopro. What can be going on and why? Answer: Nephrotic Syndrome is not an independent kidney...Read More

What to Do with Nephrotic Syndrome with Albumin 3

What to Do with Nephrotic Syndrome with Albumin 3

Nephrotic Syndrome is not an independent kidney disease but a group symptoms including edema, proteinuria, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipidemia. What to do with Nephrotic Syndrome with albumin 3? Why does albumin 3 occurs? Albumin is most abu...Read More

Is It Normal that Stage 5 Kidney Failure Suffering Insomia

Is It Normal that Stage 5 Kidney Failure Suffering Insomia

Stage 5 Kidney Failure, also called End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is the most serious stage of Chronic Kidney Disease. Many symptoms may occur in this stage. Is it normal that Stage 5 Kidney Failure suffering insomia? Insomia in Stage 5 Ki...Read More

Kidney Disease and Extreme Fatigue

Kidney Disease and Extreme Fatigue

When kidneys are damaged, they cannot filter wastes, maintain fluid and electrolyte balance and produce vitamin D, etc. Fatigue is one of the most common results of kidney disease. Here is a general introduction about the cause and treatmen...Read More

Does Relapsing UTI Mean Kidney Failure

Does Relapsing UTI Mean Kidney Failure

Recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection) is likely to cause kidney infection when the inflammation travels up. But it doesnt mean relapsing UTI mean Kidney Failure. To diagnose Kidney Failure, you have to do some tests. Tests for Kidney Fail...Read More

Treatment to Remove Fluid Retention in Lupus

Treatment to Remove Fluid Retention in Lupus

Treatment to remove fluid retention in lupus is available, but should be based on the root cause. Follow me to get more facts about this condition. How does lupus cause fluid retention? Lupus, or SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) is an aut...Read More

How Is Cataract Related to CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease)

How Is Cataract Related to CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease)

Diabetes and high blood pressure are the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Some of the most common eye problems that occur in CKD patients are retinopathy, cataracts and glaucoma. How is cataract related to CKD? How does catara...Read More

Does Your Only Kidney in Stage 3b Cause High Thyroid Level

Does Your Only Kidney in Stage 3b Cause High Thyroid Level

Stage 3b CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) is characterize by glomerular filtration rate (GFR) ranging from 30 ml/min to 45 ml/min. Chronic Kidney Disease can be one of the causes of high thyroid level. People with one kidney and Stage 3b CKD sh...Read More

Symptoms of Stage 3b CKD in 66-year Old Patient with One Kidney

Symptoms of Stage 3b CKD in 66-year Old Patient with One Kidney

Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) is further divided into Stage 3a CKD and Stage 3b CKD, according to glomerular filtration rate (GFR). What are the symptoms of Stage 3b CKD in 66 years old patient with one kidney? Symptoms First of all,...Read More

What Are the Symptoms of Proteinuria

What Are the Symptoms of Proteinuria

When you consult our doctors online, you will asked whether you have proteinuria. If you have no idea of this condition, follow me to get facts about the causes, symptoms and treatments for proteinuria. Any questions, please email to us at...Read More

Is 440 mg/L in Nephrotic Syndrome Threatening

Is 440 mg/L in Nephrotic Syndrome Threatening

Question: Ma mom is suffering from Nephritic Syndrome. She has protein of 440 mg/L in her urine .She has been given steroids, shes getting side effects like weight gain, fat accumulation in the neck. Is this life threatening? Answer: It is...Read More

Severe Fatigue With Stage 4 Kidney Failure

Severe Fatigue With Stage 4 Kidney Failure

In clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into five stages, according to glomerular filtration rate. This article is about the causes and treatment for severe fatigue with Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease, or Chronic Kidney Failure....Read More

Does PTH 136 Mean Chronic Kidney Failure

Does PTH 136 Mean Chronic Kidney Failure

Question: Hi, I have IgA Nephropathy and to this point Ive been manage on ACE inhibitors and statins but I had a blood test today and my PTH is 136 which I know is high. How high is dangerously high? Does this mean I will progress to chroni...Read More

Does Renal Cortical Cyst Cause Hydronephrosis

Does Renal Cortical Cyst Cause Hydronephrosis

Does renal cortical cyst cause hydronephrosis? Yes, in some cases. How does that happen? Let me explain with you. I would also like to give you some suggestions. Any questions, please email to us at kidney-symptoms@hotmail.com or leave a me...Read More

Ankle Swelling, Red Eyes and Gains Weight in Membranous Nephropathy

Ankle Swelling, Red Eyes and Gains Weight in Membranous Nephropathy

Membranous Nephropathy occurs when the small blood vessels in the kidney (glomeruli), which filter wastes from the blood, become inflamed and thickened. As a result, patients may experience some symptoms such as ankle swelling, red eyes and...Read More

How to Get Rid of Swollen Feet for CKD and Diabetic

How to Get Rid of Swollen Feet for CKD and Diabetic

Swollen feet is one of the most common symptoms in diabetic and CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) patients. This problem has its underlying causes. You can get more facts about this condition from this article. Any questions, please email to us...Read More

Which Stage Are FSGS Patients With Creatinine 2.0 Mean

Which Stage Are FSGS Patients With Creatinine 2.0 Mean

In clinic, creatinine is an indicator to reflect which stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients are at. Creatinine 2.0 is a little high than normal range and means the kidneys are moderately damaged. FSGS patients are at Stage 3 CKD with...Read More

Is Pink Urine Normal in CKD Stage 3

Is Pink Urine Normal in CKD Stage 3

Pink urine is normal in CKD Stage 3, which means the kidneys are moderately damaged. Well then, what does pink urine in Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) mean? Pink urine in CKD Stage 3 If you see the urine color is pink, it means the re...Read More

Other Options Than Medicines to Reduce Proteinuria in Diabetics

Other Options Than Medicines to Reduce Proteinuria in Diabetics

Treatment for diabetes is comprehensive. It include diet restriction, exercise and medication. All the three aspects are necessary. There are indeed some other options for reducing proteinuria in diabetics. Here is a general introduction. A...Read More

What Are Symptoms of Kidney Failure

What Are Symptoms of Kidney Failure

Kidney Failure has two types: Acute Kidney Failure and Chronic Kidney Failure. When that happens, patients will have many symptoms. I list some common problems in Kidney Failure. Any questions, please email to us at kidney-symptoms@hotmail....Read More

Risk and Symptoms of Stage 5 Kidney Failure

Risk and Symptoms of Stage 5 Kidney Failure

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) develops within many years. Stage 5 Kidney Failure or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is characterized by glomerular filtration rate (GFR) below 15. What are the risks and symptoms of Stage 5 Kidney Failure? Risk...Read More

Is One Swollen Foot Serious in Kidney Failure Patient

Is One Swollen Foot Serious in Kidney Failure Patient

Kidney Failure is also called End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD),which is characterized by extremely severely damaged. Is one swollen foot serious in Kidney Failure patients? Swelling in Kidney Failure patients Swelling occurs since the damaged...Read More

Can FSGS Effect Other Parts of the Body

Can FSGS Effect Other Parts of the Body

FSGS (Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis) is a primary glomerular disease. Patients with advanced stages of FSGS can not only cause kidney damage but also affect other parts of the body. How does FSGS affect the body? ● Respiratory system...Read More

Is Gastrointestinal Bleeding Related to Kidney Failure

Is Gastrointestinal Bleeding Related to Kidney Failure

Question: My grand mum with age 80 having both the kidney failure 6 months back under dialysis. Now she has gastrointestinal bleeding for last one week. After all checkup no abnormality found in the gastrointestinal tract or any bleeding po...Read More

How Do Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Bring Swelling Down

How Do Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Bring Swelling Down

Nephrotic Syndrome is not an independent kidney disease but a group of symptoms including edema, hyperlipidemia, proteinuria and hypoproteinemia. How do Nephrotic Syndrome patients bring swelling down? To deal with this condition, patients...Read More

Could Chronic Pain and Fatigue Related to FSGS

Could Chronic Pain and Fatigue Related to FSGS

Question: I Have FSGS and I am suffering from chronic pain. My kidney doctor cautions me from taking pain medicine but I am at a point where something has to happen. I can not even get up from the floor without huge effort and pain. I do a...Read More

What Does Blood in Urine Mean in ESRD Patient

What Does Blood in Urine Mean in ESRD Patient

ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) patients have extremely severely damaged renal tissues. As a result, wastes and fluid build up in the body, leading to many symptoms. What does blood in urine mean in ESRD patients? What does blood in urine me...Read More

What Does Stage 2 Kidney Shrinkage Mean

What Does Stage 2 Kidney Shrinkage Mean

Kidney shrinks when large amounts of nephrons like glomeruli and renal tubules are dead. Well then, what does stage 2 kidney shrinkage mean? Stages of kidney shrinkage In clinic, we can divide kidney shrinkage into four stages. Here is an i...Read More

How Much Iron Should Stage 3 CKD Patients Take

How Much Iron Should Stage 3 CKD Patients Take

Patients with Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) are common to develop anemia. This problem has a root cause, namely, kidney damage. Other factors such as iron deficiency. How much iron should Stage 3 CKD patients take? How much iron shou...Read More

Information on Beginner With Stage 4 Kidney Failure

Information on Beginner With Stage 4 Kidney Failure

There are five stages of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). When a person get this, he or she should know the symptoms and what they can do to prevent the kidneys from becoming worse. I would like to share with you some information on beginner w...Read More

Is Stage 5 Kidney Failure the Last Stage or Not

Is Stage 5 Kidney Failure the Last Stage or Not

In clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into five stages according to glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Failure is the last stage. It is also called End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Any questions, please ema...Read More

Causes and Treatment for Proteinuria in IgA Nephropathy

Causes and Treatment for Proteinuria in IgA Nephropathy

IgA Nephropathy, also known as Bergers disease, is a kidney disease that occurs when antibody called immunoglobulin A (IgA) lodges in your kidneys. Proteinuria is a common symptom in IgA Nephropathy patients. Cause of proteinuria in IgA Nep...Read More

Will Kidney Failure Cause Red Spots on Legs and Arms

Will Kidney Failure Cause Red Spots on Legs and Arms

Symptoms of Kidney Failure vary from person to person. There may be some overlaps of symptoms among them. Will Kidney Failure cause red spots on legs and arms? Relationship between Kidney Failure and skin problems Kidneys remove waste from...Read More

Treatment for Weakness in Lupus Nephritis Patients

Treatment for Weakness in Lupus Nephritis Patients

Lupus, or SLE ( Systemic Lupus Erythematosus ), is an autoimmune disease that can affecting many organs. Lupus Nephritis refers to an inflammation on kidneys. This article is about the treatment for weakness in Lupus Nephritis. Why does Lup...Read More

Is Blood Clot the Result of Kidney Failure

Is Blood Clot the Result of Kidney Failure

Question: I have an Uncle with blood clots problem. His legs and arms are swollen because of Kidney Failure. Is Kidney Failure the result of blood clots? Are those symptoms fatal already? Answer: Kidney Failure, also called End Stage Renal...Read More

Will Swelling Go If Diabetic Nephropathy Patients Take Dialysis

Will Swelling Go If Diabetic Nephropathy Patients Take Dialysis

Will swelling go if Diabetic Nephropathy patients take dialysis? I cannot tell you for sure, since dialysis cannot work as well as healthy kidneys. Effects of dialysis on Diabetic Nephropathy When this kidney disease develops into Kidney Fa...Read More

How Many Grams of Protein Per Day Is a Safe Level in Stage 3 CKD

How Many Grams of Protein Per Day Is a Safe Level in Stage 3 CKD

Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) patients has moderate renal function damage. As a result, protein leaks out with urine through injured glomeruli. How many grams of protein per day is a safe level in Stage 3 CKD patients? Overview The g...Read More

Diabetic Nephropathy, Creatinine 5.56, Swollen Legs and Back Pain

Diabetic Nephropathy, Creatinine 5.56, Swollen Legs and Back Pain

Diabetic Nephropathy is a complication of diabetes. It is caused by uncontrolled high blood sugar level. Creatinine 5.56, swelling in the legs and back pain are all the symptoms of kidney disease. Creatinine 5.56 and swollen legs It is such...Read More

Bilateral Pedal Edema with Diabetic Nephropathy

Bilateral Pedal Edema with Diabetic Nephropathy

Pedal edema is the fluid accumulation in the feet and lower legs. If you are also Diabetic Nephropathy and have bilateral pedal edema, do not worry, you can get help from this article. Here is a general guidance, so you can email to us at k...Read More

How to Control Nausea and Vomiting in Stage 4 CKD

How to Control Nausea and Vomiting in Stage 4 CKD

Stage 4 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) means your kidneys are severely damaged. As a result, excess creatinine cannot be filtered by kidney. This kind of waste will release to blood stream and attack other organs and systems, causing nausea a...Read More

10 mg/dl Trace of Protein in Nephrotic Syndrome: Is It Normal

10 mg/dl Trace of Protein in Nephrotic Syndrome: Is It Normal

Nephrotic Syndrome is not an independent disorder but a group of various symptoms. Proteinuria is one of the typical symptom in this kidney disease. Is 10mg/dl trace of protein in Nephrotic Syndrome normal? Normal ranges of protein in urine...Read More

Medicines for Proteinuria and High Blood Pressure

Medicines for Proteinuria and High Blood Pressure

There are many factors that can lead to proteinuria. Hypertension or high blood pressure is also one of the factors. How are them related to each other? What are the medicines for proteinuria and high blood pressure? How does high blood pre...Read More

Protein Discharge in Urine Is 200: Is It Very Serious Issue

Protein Discharge in Urine Is 200: Is It Very Serious Issue

The protein concentration in the urine is less than 150 mg per day among healthy patients. Therefore, if the protein concentration is 200 mg per day, it is higher than the normal range. It is serious enough that you need to know the underly...Read More

Mild Controlled Hypertension with Kidney Function 40%: Should I Be Worried

Mild Controlled Hypertension with Kidney Function 40%: Should I Be Worried

Hypertension can either be the cause or consequence of kidney damage. Uncontrolled hypertension will aggravate the kidney damage, and it is should be taken as serious. If you have mild controlled hypertension with kidney function 40%, shoul...Read More

Treatment for Diabetics With Creatinine 4.54

Treatment for Diabetics With Creatinine 4.54

It is very common that many people with high blood pressure and diabetes find that they have high creatinine, which is always related to kidney problems. Creatinine 4.54 is very serious that you should be concerned. How does diabetes cause...Read More

High Hemoglobin, Swelling in Body and Last Stage for Kidney Failure

High Hemoglobin, Swelling in Body and Last Stage for Kidney Failure

Last stage of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is characterized by GFR (glomerular filtration rate) below 15 ml/min. Both high hemoglobin and swelling in body are common symptoms last stage for Kidney Failure. High hemoglobin Hemoglobin is a ki...Read More

Can Negative Proteinuria Recur in Lupus Nephritis

Can Negative Proteinuria Recur in Lupus Nephritis

Lupus Nephritis refers to kidney inflammation caused by lupus. Proteinuria is the common symptoms but sometimes is difficult to be controlled. Can negative proteinuria recur in Lupus Nephritis? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Why does tha...Read More

Does General Swelling Mean the Kidney Is Not Functioning

Does General Swelling Mean the Kidney Is Not Functioning

Question: I have water retention all over my body and face. Is it possible my kidney is not functioning? My creatinine is 250 umol/L. Answer: Creatinine 250 umol/L means you are in Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) with moderate kidney d...Read More

Systematic Lupus With Creatinine 4.06

Systematic Lupus With Creatinine 4.06

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease. According to reports, about sixty percent people with lupus have Lupus Nephritis, a condition when lupus cause inflammation on kidneys. Creatinine 4.06 indicate you are at Stage 4...Read More

Severe Constipation in Chronic Kidney Failure Patients

Severe Constipation in Chronic Kidney Failure Patients

Question: Hi, apart from the chronic kidney failure, my mom has got severe constipation. Doctor have tried many things to ease bowling action, but 2-3 days no stool and mom feeling anxiety due to constipation. She is weak and now doctor sta...Read More

Legs Swelling Related to Nephrotic Syndrome

Legs Swelling Related to Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome is not a independent kidney disease but a group of kidney disorders. It is characterized by edema, proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia and hyperlipidemia. Leg swelling is so common but need your high attention. Cause of leg swel...Read More

Kidney Failure With Severe Anemia

Kidney Failure With Severe Anemia

Anemia is very common among CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) patients who are at advanced stages of kidney disease. When Kidney Failure occurs, anemia becomes more severe, and needs immediate treatment. Is dialysis the only way? No, dialysis is...Read More

Excess Microalbumin in Diabetic Nephropathy

Excess Microalbumin in Diabetic Nephropathy

High blood pressure and diabetes are common causes of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Then high blood sugar level cause kidney damage, Diabetic Nephropathy occurs. Excess microalbumin is a common symptoms of diabetes What does it mean? How to...Read More

Have eGFR of 49 with Systemic Lupus: Should I See a Nephrologist

Have eGFR of 49 with Systemic Lupus: Should I See a Nephrologist

Should you see a nephrologist if you have eGFR (glomerular filtration rate) 49 with systemic lupus? Well, youd better prepare a visit to nephrologist since this test result indicate kidney damage. What does GFR 49 mean? The glomerular filtr...Read More

What Is the Level of Creatinine and Urea in Acute Renal Failure

What Is the Level of Creatinine and Urea in Acute Renal Failure

Acute Renal Failure (ARF), also called Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) occurs when your kidneys suddenly become unable to filter products from your blood. There are some signs, such as elevated levels of creatinine blood urea nitrogen (BUN). Crea...Read More

Kidney Failure Symptoms in Diabetics

Kidney Failure Symptoms in Diabetics

One of the cause of Kidney Failure is diabetes mellitus, a condition characterised by high blood glucose (sugar) levels. As a result, patients may suffer from various symptoms. If you are also experiencing any problem listed as the follow o...Read More

Forehead Swelling from Glomerulonephritis

Forehead Swelling from Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis, also called glomerular nephritis, refers to inflammation on the tiny filters in your kidneys (glomeruli). How does glomerulonephritis result in forehead swelling? Get facts on glomerulonephritis It is not a single diseas...Read More

Diabetic, Creatinine 2.5, Protein Excretion Every Day

Diabetic, Creatinine 2.5, Protein Excretion Every Day

If you have abnormal creatinine with diabetes, it means high blood sugar level has caused kidney damage, which has a medical term, Diabetic Nephropathy. Protein leakage is such a typical symptom of renal insufficiency. How does diabetes cau...Read More

Lupus With Shortness of Breath

Lupus With Shortness of Breath

Lupus is the short name of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Not a few patients complain that they have shortness of breath with lupus. If you also have the same problem, you should not miss the diagnosis. Get fact on Lupus Lupus is an autoimmu...Read More

Can Eating Protein Bars Cause a High Level of Protein in the Urine

Can Eating Protein Bars Cause a High Level of Protein in the Urine

Can eating protein bars cause a high level of protein in the urine? Well, it depends how much you take each day. There are not few people also has such a question. Today, I will explain to you in details. Any questions, please email to kidn...Read More

Creatinine 4.2, CKD Stage 4, GFR 15

Creatinine 4.2, CKD Stage 4, GFR 15

CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) Stage 4 with creatinine 4.2 and GFR 15 is very near to dialysis, and you should pay high attention on this condition. Can Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease be reversed? Just as mentioned above, this condition is ve...Read More

Does Renal Failure Decrease Your Appetite

Does Renal Failure Decrease Your Appetite

Renal Failure, or Kidney Failure is the end stage of Chronic Kidney Disease with severely damaged kidney function. Does Renal Failure decrease your appetite? Yes! Why does Renal Failure decrease appetite? Causes of poor appetite are differe...Read More

Bubbles and Blood in the Urine With Lupus: What Does It Mean

Bubbles and Blood in the Urine With Lupus: What Does It Mean

Lupus, or Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a disorder in which the immune system produces antibodies against the bodys own healthy cells and tissues (called autoantibodies). What does it mean if lupus patients see bubbles and blood in...Read More

Massive Pleural Effusion Due to Nephrotic Syndrome

Massive Pleural Effusion Due to Nephrotic Syndrome

Massive pleural effusion due to Nephrotic Syndrome is a serious condition and you should pay high attention on it. Causes of massive pleural effusion in Nephrotic Syndrome Nephrotic syndrome is a nonspecific kidney disorder characterised by...Read More

Kidney Disease and Swollen Fingers and Toes

Kidney Disease and Swollen Fingers and Toes

Swelling or edema is such a common symptom in kidney disease patients. The swollen area can be seen in the eyes, hands, finders, legs, ankles or toes. Causes Edema forms in patients with kidney disease for two reasons: 1. A heavy loss of pr...Read More

Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 4

Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 4

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) has five stages, according to GFR (glomerular filtration rate) levels. Symptom of Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 4 might be a little serious, since this stage is characterized by severely kidney damage, which will...Read More

How Serious Is A Cyst on the Kidney

How Serious Is A Cyst on the Kidney

Kidney cyst is a common phenomenon and can be found in many people after 50 years old. How serious is a cyst on the kidney? Gets facts on kidney cyst Kidney cyst is a fluid-filled sac. It has two types: simple and complex kidney cyst. In ge...Read More

Stomach Ulcers in IgA Nephropathy: How Does That Happen

Stomach Ulcers in IgA Nephropathy: How Does That Happen

Stomach ulcers is not common in the early stages of IgA Nephropathy. With the kidneys progression, some patients begin to complain that they are suffering from stomach ulcers with IgA Nephropathy. How does that happen? An overview of IgA Ne...Read More

Do You Have Swelling in Stage 3 CKD

Do You Have Swelling in Stage 3 CKD

Swelling, which is also called Edema, is a common symptoms in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Do you have swelling in Stage 3 CKD? Swelling and Stage 3 CKD Swelling refers to condition where water retains and expand tissues in certain area. S...Read More

Which Parts of the Body Affected by Kidney Disease

Which Parts of the Body Affected by Kidney Disease

Kidney disease is a dependent disease but can attack many other organs and systems. Which parts of the body will be affected by kidney disease? Getting facts on this can help you and your doctor to prevent or treat certain problem. More inf...Read More

Too Much Output of Urine: How to Reverse It

Too Much Output of Urine: How to Reverse It

Too much output of urine, usually called polyuria, can be caused by many factors. How to reverse this problem? Read on, and you can find the answer. Causes The most common causes of urinary frequency are: ● Bladder infections (the most co...Read More

Does Kidney Disease in Stage 3b Cause Headaches

Does Kidney Disease in Stage 3b Cause Headaches

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into 5 stages. Stage 3 CKD can be further divided into Stage 3a and Stage 3b CKD. Does kidney disease in Stage 3b cause headaches? What is Stage 3b Chronic Kidney Disease? Based the reduction of GFR (...Read More

Kidney Failure With Fluid on the Lungs

Kidney Failure With Fluid on the Lungs

The condition where too much fluid builds up in the lungs is called pulmonary edema. It is not rare in Kidney Failure patients. Lets learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Causes pulmonary edema Kidney Failure or End Stage Renal D...Read More

Kidney Disease and Excessive Sleepiness

Kidney Disease and Excessive Sleepiness

Are you also bothered by excessive sleepiness due to kidney disease? Then you are not alone, since this problem is very common among kidney disease patients. Today, I will explain to you why that happens and would like to give you a general...Read More

Is Acidosis Lactica Complication of Kidney Disease

Is Acidosis Lactica Complication of Kidney Disease

Acidosis lactica or Acidosis lactic refers to a condition where large amounts of lactic acid accumulate in the blood and lead to acidosis. Is acidosis lactica a complication of kidney disease? Yes, it may be under some conditions. what are...Read More

Stage 4 Renal Failure and Hypoglycemia

Stage 4 Renal Failure and Hypoglycemia

Chronic Kidney Failure (CKF) or Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into five stages. Stage 4 Renal Failure is a condition with severe kidney impairment. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is one of the symptoms at this stage of kidne...Read More

Is Facial Sweating at Night Related to Stage 3 CKD

Is Facial Sweating at Night Related to Stage 3 CKD

Stage 3 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) means your kidney have been moderately damaged. Impaired kidneys cannot function well to filer wastes and maintain fluid balance. As a result, many symptoms occur. Is facial sweating at night related to...Read More

Stage 5 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease), Urinate Profusely

Stage 5 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease), Urinate Profusely

Stage 5 CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is the most serious condition for kidney disease patients. What does it mean if you urinate profusely? Is this because Kidney Failure worse? Urine changes in Stage 5 CKD...Read More

Cyst on Kidney and Left Ankle Swelling

Cyst on Kidney and Left Ankle Swelling

Kidney cyst is not a rare phenomenon. More than half of people who are over 50 years old can be diagnosed with one or several cysts on the kidneys. Can cyst on kidney cause left ankle swelling? Cause Swelling or edema, is a condition where...Read More

Renal Failure and Fluid in the Lungs

Renal Failure and Fluid in the Lungs

Renal Failure, also called End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), is the most serious condition. Fluid in the lungs can be caused in Kidney Failure. How does fluid in the lungs happen? The kidneys filter and regulate the fluids that are found in t...Read More

IgA Nephropathy Indicators

IgA Nephropathy Indicators

IgA Nephropathy is one kind of kidney disease characterized by the inflammation on glomeruli causes by accumulation of Immunoglobulin A (IgA). IgA nephropathy usually doesnt cause symptoms in the early stages. The disease can go unnoticed f...Read More

Relation of Swelling in Foot and Diabetes

Relation of Swelling in Foot and Diabetes

Several physical disorders may cause a relation between swelling in foot and diabetes. Excessive fluid deposited in the muscles and tissues leads to swelling. What are the causes of swollen feet in diabetes? 1. High blood sugar level High l...Read More

Is Consuming Aloe Vera Good for Hematuria

Is Consuming Aloe Vera Good for Hematuria

Aloe vera juice contains leaf pulp that is rich in natural nutrients and fiber. This well-known herbal remedy for the skin also has many benefits for internal healing, cleansing and repair when ingested as a nutritional drink. However, is c...Read More

Bilateral Renal Parenchymal Disease with High Creatinine Level 12.2

Bilateral Renal Parenchymal Disease with High Creatinine Level 12.2

Patients with bilateral renal parenchymal disease are prone to suffer from high creatinine level. And for 12.2 creatinine level, it is indeed much higher than the normal range (0.5-1.3mg/dl for adults). Well then, how to lower this abnormal...Read More

Pain and Muscle Cramps in Kidney Disease

Pain and Muscle Cramps in Kidney Disease

Kidney is one of the most organs of our body. It have many functions, including filtering wastes and toxins, maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance, regulating blood pressure, etc. When the kidneys are damaged, they will cause some sympt...Read More

Kidney Failure, Nausea, Vomiting, High blood pressure

Kidney Failure, Nausea, Vomiting, High blood pressure

Kidney Failure is the last stage of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). At this stage, the kidneys remains almost 15% of the function. As a result, many problems occur. This article is particularly about the causes and treatments of nausea, vomit...Read More

Facial Edema in Nephrotic Syndrome

Facial Edema in Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome is a glomerular damaged that can be caused by many factors. It is characterized by large amount of proteinuria, hypoproteinemia, swelling, and hyperlipidemia. Facial edema or facial swelling is so common in Nephrotic Synd...Read More

Swollen Ankles As a Result of Proteinuria

Swollen Ankles As a Result of Proteinuria

Both swelling and proteinuria are the symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Actually, there is a link between swelling and proteinuria. Swollen ankles can be a result of proteinuria. How does that happen? Follow me, and you will know th...Read More

Hypoglycemia in ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) Patients

Hypoglycemia in ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) Patients

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is one of the symptoms of ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) patients. Therefore, it is very important for ESRD patients to test their blood glucose level. How does hypoglycemia occur in ESRD? End Stage Rena...Read More

Kidney Disease and Lethargy

Kidney Disease and Lethargy

Is there any link between kidney disease and lethargy? Yes. Kidney disease is usually a slowly progressive disease. In the early stages of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), patients may not experience some obvious symptoms. Lethargy is very com...Read More

Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Due to FSGS

Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Due to FSGS

FSGS, which stands for Focal Segmental Glomerulonephritis, is a kidney disease that characterized by glomeruli damage. With time goes by, kidney damage aggravates. Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease due to FSGS is a serious condition that shoul...Read More

Can Pulmonary Edema Cause Low Grade Fever in ESRD

Can Pulmonary Edema Cause Low Grade Fever in ESRD

ESRD standing for End Stage Renal Disease (or Kidney Failure) is the most serious condition for patients. At this stage, patients kidneys have lost more than 85% of the function, failing to work normally. Pulmonary Edema is one of the commo...Read More

End Stage Kidney Disease (ESRD) Symptoms

End Stage Kidney Disease (ESRD) Symptoms

In clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into five stages. End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease means more than 85% of the nephrons have been damaged. Under such condition, ESRD patients will experience...Read More

Feet Swelling With Lupus

Feet Swelling With Lupus

Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your bodys immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. Your kidneys may also be attacked. When that happens, it leads to many symptoms, and feet swelling is very common for peo...Read More

Can Foaming and Bubble in Urination Be alleviated effectively

Can Foaming and Bubble in Urination Be alleviated effectively

The presence of foaming and bubble in urine can be a normal phenomenon and can also indicate many other conditions. Can foaming and bubble in urination be cured? It depends. The prognosis is determined by your own condition. Lets see the po...Read More

BUN and Creatinine Levels in Stage 4 Kidney Failure

BUN and Creatinine Levels in Stage 4 Kidney Failure

BUN (blood urea nitrogen), creatinine and GFR (glomerular filtration rate) are always used in clinic, reflecting how well your kidneys are working. How about the condition in Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Failure? You can get a general understandi...Read More

Symptoms of Stage 3 Kidney Failure in Diabetics

Symptoms of Stage 3 Kidney Failure in Diabetics

Diabetes has been known as one of the leading causes of Kidney Failure. For those who have diabetes for years, their kidneys are damaged to some extent. According to different GFR (glomerular filtration rate), the Chronic Kidney Disease (CK...Read More

Will Kidney Failure Cause Mouth Sores

Will Kidney Failure Cause Mouth Sores

Mouth sores can appear in the mouth, often on the inside of the cheeks. They are usually be painful when eating, drinking or brushing teeth. It is not are among people. However, if you have kidney disease, you should pay more attention to t...Read More

Do You Get Itching With GFR 49

Do You Get Itching With GFR 49

GFR, which stands for Glomerular Filtration Rate, is an indicator reflecting your kidney function. When GFR reduces, it means your kidneys are not working adequately to filter wastes and toxins, maintain water and electrolyte balance, and s...Read More

Kidney Disease Symptoms in Women

Kidney Disease Symptoms in Women

Symptoms of many diseases may vary in women and men, and kidneys disease ism of no exception. Many women complain that they are suffering from some discomforts and wonder whether these symptoms are cause by kidney disease. To answer this qu...Read More

Symptoms of Late Stage Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Symptoms of Late Stage Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic condition in which multiple fluid-filled sacs or cysts develop through the kidneys. It is divided into five stages based on the size of cysts. In the late stages of Polycystic Kidney Disease, som...Read More

Swelling and Cramping from IgA Nephropathy

Swelling and Cramping from IgA Nephropathy

IgA nephropathy, also known as Bergers disease, is a kidney disease that occurs when an antibody called immunoglobulin A (IgA) lodges in your kidneys. This can lead to many symptoms such as swelling and cramping. Causes The accumulation of...Read More

Can Kidney Disease Cause Chills

Can Kidney Disease Cause Chills

Can kidney disease cause chills? Yes. It is not rare to have this symptoms for those who are in advanced stage of kidney disease. You may be also wondering about that occurrence. Here, you can get the answer. Possible causes of chills with...Read More

Can Lupus Nephritis Cause Hiccup

Can Lupus Nephritis Cause Hiccup

Lupus Nephritis can cause hiccup in some cases. If you also have this problem, do not be careless, because it may be related to some deep factors. What is Lupus Nephritis? Lupus Nephritis is kidney inflammation caused by systemic lupus eryt...Read More

Itching in Kidney Area

Itching in Kidney Area

Itchy skin is a common symptom in advanced stage of kidney disease. Well, is itching in kidney area also a sign of kidney disease. If so, what should you do to manage it? Why does itchy skin occur? 1. Skin conditions and rashes Many skin co...Read More

Mesangial Proliferative Glomerular Nephritis and Numbness

Mesangial Proliferative Glomerular Nephritis and Numbness

Mesangial Proliferative Glomerular Nephritis (MPGN) is one of the common type of glomerulonephritis. This disease can be caused by genetic disorder or secondarily. Is numbness a symptom of this disease? If so, why does that happen? What sho...Read More

Can Kidney Disease Cause Mouth Sores

Can Kidney Disease Cause Mouth Sores

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) can affect many organs and systems, since kidney is special cleaner of the body. Mouth sores are very common problem even among healthy patients, so it is easy to be ignored by kidney disease patients. Today, I...Read More

Nephrotic Syndrome and Swollen Forehead

Nephrotic Syndrome and Swollen Forehead

Nephrotic Syndrome is a group of symptoms that include protein in the urine, low blood protein levels, high cholesterol levels, high triglyceride levels, and swelling. Therefore, swollen forehead is not rare in Nephrotic Syndrome. You will...Read More

Is Decreased Urine Output Always a Sign of Kidney Failure

Is Decreased Urine Output Always a Sign of Kidney Failure

Are you also suffering from urine output? You may be wondering whether this condition is always a sign of Kidney Failure. In fact, there are many factors that can decrease urine output, and you can see in the following passages. What is dec...Read More

Causes of Itchy Skin With Diabetes and Kidney Disease

Causes of Itchy Skin With Diabetes and Kidney Disease

Kidney disease is a common complication of diabetes. Under this condition, persons with diabetes and kidney disease will have many symptoms. This article is mainly about the causes of itchy skin with this illness condition. Causes 1. Infect...Read More

Stage 5 Kidney Disease Symptoms

Stage 5 Kidney Disease Symptoms

Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is the last and most serious stage for kidney disease patients. Since at least more than 85% of the kidney function has lost, wastes and toxins accumulate in the bod...Read More

What Does Kidney Number 2.8 Mean

What Does Kidney Number 2.8 Mean

You probably know your blood pressure level and blood sugar levels, but do you know your kidney number? Someone asks me What does kidney number 2.8 mean? If you also have such question, you can get answer from this article. Get to know kidn...Read More

Stage 5 Chronic Renal Failure and Anemia Diagnosis

Stage 5 Chronic Renal Failure and Anemia Diagnosis

In clinic, Chronic Renal Failure has five stages according to the serum creatinine level and glomerular filtration rate (GFR). As the most advanced stage, Stage 5 Chronic Renal Failure can cause many serious problems, including anemia. This...Read More

Can Kidney Failure Cause Vertigo

Can Kidney Failure Cause Vertigo

Can kidney failure cause vertigo? Absolutely. To know how it happens will give you an understanding about how to relieve this symptom effectively. Kidney failure, also called End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is a very serious condition, becau...Read More

Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease and Creatinine Level

Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease and Creatinine Level

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), as the name implies, is a slowly progressive kidney disease. In the clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease is divided into five stages according to creatinine levels. This article is about Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Diseas...Read More

Exhaustion and Kidney Disease

Exhaustion and Kidney Disease

Exhaustion or fatigue or muscle weakness is not rare among kidney disease patients, especially when they are in the advanced stages of renal disease. What are the causes of exhaustion? How can you improve that condition? Causes Fatigue that...Read More

End Stage Renal Disease and Creatinine 8.0

End Stage Renal Disease and Creatinine 8.0

End Stage Rena Disease (ESRD) or Kidney Failure, Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease, is the advances stage of kidney disease. Creatinine is normally much higher than the normal level. Dialysis will be recommended. Yet, lowering creatinine 8.0 i...Read More

Swollen Ankles And Kidney Disease

Swollen Ankles And Kidney Disease

Swelling is not a rare phenomenon, which can be caused by injury, infection, blood clots, heart or liver disease, medication side effect. Among those factor, kidney disease is the most commonly seen cause of swelling. This article is about...Read More

Does Kidney Disease Cause Tiredness

Does Kidney Disease Cause Tiredness

Kidney disease indeed can cause tiredness. However, tiredness is so common that patients always ignore it, especially for those who are busy with work. The most of kidney disease will have this symptoms. I will share with you the causes and...Read More

Lupus and Facial Swelling

Lupus and Facial Swelling

Lupus, or SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus), is resulted from autoimmune disorder that the immune system attacks the healthy organs and tissues. Some people with Lupus find facial swelling? Is there any relation between them? If so, how do...Read More

Is Diarrhea a Sign of Kidney Disease

Is Diarrhea a Sign of Kidney Disease

Is diarrhea a sign of kidney disease? Not definitely. Kidney disease can cause diarrhea, but diarrhea does not indicate kidney disease. Take a look at the causes of diarrhea, and you will know the reason. Common causes of diarrhea include:...Read More

Pitting Edema in Kidney Failure Caused by Dehydration

Pitting Edema in Kidney Failure Caused by Dehydration

Kidney failure that caused by dehydration is generally acute. Pitting edema is a build up of fluids in the extremities that depresses, or pits, when pushed. How does kidney failure cause pitting edema? Edema is usually associated with salt...Read More

Any Relation Between Dialysis and Frequent Loose Motion

Any Relation Between Dialysis and Frequent Loose Motion

There indeed a relation between dialysis and frequent loose motion. Loose motion is a stomach disorder, which is common side effects of dialysis. However, some other factors may also cause loose motion. Why does dialysis cause loose motion?...Read More

Blisters on Feet and Kidney Disease

Blisters on Feet and Kidney Disease

Blisters on feet here refers to swelling if you have kidney disease. It is not difficult to explain why that happens. How does kidney disease cause foot blisters? As mentioned above, blisters is a small part of swelling, which is a fluid re...Read More

Is Restless Leg a Symptom of Kidney Disease

Is Restless Leg a Symptom of Kidney Disease

Restless leg is not a definite symptom of kidney disease. However, there is a link between them. There is a medical name of this discomforts: Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). Restless leg generally occurs among individuals suffering from end-st...Read More

What Cause Light Headache in ESRD

What Cause Light Headache in ESRD

ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) or Kidney Failure is a situation where your kidneys are working with less than 15% function. This disease will affect many other systems or organs. Therefore, it is very common for you to experience various pr...Read More

What Does Swollen Ankles Mean After Dialysis

What Does Swollen Ankles Mean After Dialysis

Dialysis is used to clean the blood and give the kidneys a rest. Part of the job of dialysis is to take off extra fluid in the body. However, there still are some people see swelling after dialysis. It seems unreasonable. However, there are...Read More

Renal Parenchymal Disease With Creatinine 4.9

Renal Parenchymal Disease With Creatinine 4.9

Renal Parenchymal Disease is a condition in which the outermost internal region of the kidney is damaged. This part includes the elements of organs that create urine. With the abnormal urine output, the Renal Parenchymal Disease results in...Read More

Kidney Pain With Lupus

Kidney Pain With Lupus

Kidney pain is not a commonly seen symptoms of Lupus. However, there are indeed some people with lupus suffering from this discomfort. You will know the reason why kidney happens with lupus from this article. Lupus is an autoimmune disease...Read More

Do We Have General Weakness With IgA Nephropathy

Do We Have General Weakness With IgA Nephropathy

Do we have general weakness with IgA Nephropathy? All I can say is that there is a possibility that this condition will happen. You may be wondering why you suffer from weakness. This article is to explain you why it happen and to give you...Read More

Hypoglycemia and Kidney Failure

Hypoglycemia and Kidney Failure

Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar level associated with Kidney Failure is more common than generally thought. Its occurrence is often a marker of multiple systems failure. Its causes are complex and often involves one or several mechanisms. T...Read More

Causes of Swollen Eyelids With Nephrotic Syndrome

Causes of Swollen Eyelids With Nephrotic Syndrome

Swelling is an all too familiar symptom in patients with kidney diseases. Nephrotic Syndrome is no exception. What are the causes of swollen eyelids with Nephrotic Syndrome? Two types of swelling in kidney disease Slight swelling normally o...Read More

Causes of Swollen Eyelids With Nephrotic Syndrome

Causes of Swollen Eyelids With Nephrotic Syndrome

Swelling is an all too familiar symptom in patients with kidney diseases. Nephrotic Syndrome is no exception. What are the causes of swollen eyelids with Nephrotic Syndrome? Two types of swelling in kidney disease Slight swelling normally o...Read More

Causes of Swollen Eyelids With Nephrotic Syndrome

Causes of Swollen Eyelids With Nephrotic Syndrome

Swelling is an all too familiar symptom in patients with kidney diseases. Nephrotic Syndrome is no exception. What are the causes of swollen eyelids with Nephrotic Syndrome? Two types of swelling in kidney disease Slight swelling normally o...Read More

Relationship Between Swollen Feet and Diabetes

Relationship Between Swollen Feet and Diabetes

Is there a relationship between swollen feet and diabetes? Yes. In most cases, diabetics are suffering from complain of swelling in the feet and legs. How do swollen feet occur in diabetes? - High blood sugar level: The main reason for this...Read More

Why Am I Still Swollen After Dialysis

Why Am I Still Swollen After Dialysis

As we all know, dialysis is also called artificial kidney, because it replaces the kidney to discharge wastes and toxins. Normally, excessive fluid will be removed so that swelling in patients can be relieved. Yet, some people are still swo...Read More

PKD Symptoms Without Dialysis for Stage 5 Renal Failure

PKD Symptoms Without Dialysis for Stage 5 Renal Failure

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is considered one of the most common factors that lead to renal failure. In the stage 5 renal failure, dialysis or kidney transplant will be recommended. The two methods can indeed prolong the patients lives...Read More

Can Kidney Cyst Enlarge Prostate

Can Kidney Cyst Enlarge Prostate

In clinic, there is definitely link between kidney cyst and prostate enlargement. However, it is very common to see patients are diagnosed with the two diseases. Why does that happen frequently. I will explain you some factors that can caus...Read More

What Is Kidney Disease Stage 3b

What Is Kidney Disease Stage 3b

In clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into five stages according to the GFR (glomerular filtration rate). The lower rate, the more severe CKD is. The five stages are described below. Stage 1: the GFR is normal (over 90ml/min),...Read More

Get Facts on Creatinine 450

Get Facts on Creatinine 450

Creatinine is always a hot topic among patients with kidney disease. I can tell you very clearly that creatinine 450umol/L is much higher than the normal range. Get fats on creatinine 450 is very important for you to improve your life quali...Read More

Results of Creatinine 7.9

Results of Creatinine 7.9

There is an old saying in China that people turn pale at the mention of a tiger (people grow fearful if something bad is merely mentioned). In many cases, creatinine is the tiger for many people with kidney problems. Creatinine 7.9 is extre...Read More

How Does Kidney Failure Cause Hypoglycemia

How Does Kidney Failure Cause Hypoglycemia

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or kidney failure is the worst result of chronic kidney disease. People with end stage renal disease will experience many symptoms. Hypoglycemia is not rare. How does it happen? What symptoms will I have? How...Read More

Why I Feel Tired With CKD Stage 4

Why I Feel Tired With CKD Stage 4

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is divided into 5 stages in clinic, according to the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). When GFR declines, many symptoms occur. Fatigue has been a prevalent symptom in Chronic Kidney Disease. Many patients may ig...Read More

Back and Shoulder Ache in ESRD

Back and Shoulder Ache in ESRD

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is the most advanced stage of renal disease. It is not strange that patients in this stage have various discomforts, because their kidneys have lost more than 85% of the function. Back and shoulder ache is als...Read More

Is Vertigo Common in Renal Failure Patients

Is Vertigo Common in Renal Failure Patients

Vertigo or dizziness is very common in renal failure patients. For those patients in the end stage of renal disease, their kidneys have lost more than 85% of the function, resulting in many symptoms and complications. If you have a good und...Read More

What Does an ESRD Patient Do for Dehydration

What Does an ESRD Patient Do for Dehydration

Patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or kidney failure have lost more than 85% of the kidney function and thus they will experience many symptoms or complications. Some of the patients may have dehydration, vomiting and fever, which...Read More

Restless Leg for Renal Disease Patients

Restless Leg for Renal Disease Patients

Restless leg is a common symptom in renal disease patients. Actually, it has a medical name which is called Restless Leg Syndrome. It always occurs in dialysis people with end stage renal disease. This problems must have brought you many di...Read More

Is Yellow Urine Related to Kidney Problems

Is Yellow Urine Related to Kidney Problems

A trip to the toilet may be more revealing than you think. The color and smell of your urineas well as the frequency with which you have to gocan provide many clues to what else is going on in your body. Is yellow urine related to kidney pr...Read More

Does Frequency of Urination Increase or Decrease With CKD

Does Frequency of Urination Increase or Decrease With CKD

If you have frequency of urination especially during night, you are not alone. Many patients with CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) suffer from the same problem. Due to this kind of kidney disease, frequent urination will increase. If you are wo...Read More

Symptoms of Diminished Kidney Function

Symptoms of Diminished Kidney Function

Our kidneys have many functions, such as produce urine, keep the water and electrolyte balance, regular the blood pressure, promote the generation of red blood cells and activate Vitamin D to maintain the balance of calcium in bones. Once t...Read More

What Are Considered Dangerous Signs for Renal Failure

What Are Considered Dangerous Signs for Renal Failure

In the early stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD), there are no obvious symptoms showing that their kidneys are not functioning well. Thats why a urine and blood test is so important. For kidney failure patients, their illness conditions h...Read More

Does Itching Only Happen With ESRD Patients

Does Itching Only Happen With ESRD Patients

Our kidney is one of the most important organs of our body, because it is responsible for keeping the water, acid-base, electrolyte balance of the whole body. Once it is damaged, the normal metabolic order will be disturbed and other organs...Read More

Can Flatulence Be Caused By Kidney Function Loss

Can Flatulence Be Caused By Kidney Function Loss

Any organs have a relationship with each other, and once one of the organs has some problems, some of the other organs can be affected. Kidneys are the important organs, which are responsible for discharging wastes and toxins with urine. If...Read More

Foods That Can Increase Urine Output

Foods That Can Increase Urine Output

Water balance in the body is kept by kidneys through urine output. If excessive fluids cannot be discharged adequately, swelling on the legs, arms, ankles, or face appears. At this time, you can take some foods that can increase urine outpu...Read More

High Fever in ESRD: Cause and Treatment

High Fever in ESRD: Cause and Treatment

End Stage Renal Disease, or kidney failure is the most serious stage of renal disease. At this stage, more than 85% of the glomeruli have been damaged and kidneys cannot function well. As a result, many complications are caused and high fev...Read More

Can Kidney Disease Cause Hearing Problem

Can Kidney Disease Cause Hearing Problem

Kidney is responsible for keeping the balance of water, electrolyte and acid-base of the whole body. Once there is something wrong with the kidney, it will not function adequately. As a result, many wastes and toxins accumulate in the body...Read More

What Causes Colorless Urine

What Causes Colorless Urine

The normal color of the urine varies from pale yellow to straw-yellow. If there is something wrong with your body, urine may be present dark yellow, orange, pink, red, green, blue, brown and even black. Sometimes you may notice the urine is...Read More

Why Kidney Disease Patients Have Loose Motions

Why Kidney Disease Patients Have Loose Motions

Loose motions, also called diarrhea, can be caused by many factors such as food poison or cold. Sometimes, kidney disease may also cause loose motions, but youd better talk with your doctors and check your kidney function to confirm that. T...Read More

Why Does Numbness In Kidney Area Occur

Why Does Numbness In Kidney Area Occur

Question: For about the past 3 months, my kidneys have been killing me... It gets worse when I walk and if I continue walking it starts hurting more my left kidney area goes numb. Can still feel the pain but I have the numb feeling in the k...Read More

Are Itchy Eyes Associated With Kidney Disease

Are Itchy Eyes Associated With Kidney Disease

Anyone who has kidney disease is unfortunate, because at this time, not only your kidneys are affected, many other symptoms or organs can be injured. For patients with kidney disease, they may have some skin problems such as itchy skin, dry...Read More

The Effects of Alcohol on Albuminuria

The Effects of Alcohol on Albuminuria

Alcohol itself is not a bad thing. However, heavy alcohol consumption may cause many side effects on the body. If people have albuminuria, which is also called proteinuria, can it be linked with alcohol. What are the effects of alcohol on a...Read More

Symptoms of Stage 3 Kidney Failure

Symptoms of Stage 3 Kidney Failure

Kidney failure is characterized by some or all the kidney function loss due to various chronic kidney diseases progression. In clinic, there are five stages of chronic kidney failure, and stage 3 kidney failure means that the kidney functio...Read More

Serum Creatinine Level of 2.8 in Diabetic Nephropathy

Serum Creatinine Level of 2.8 in Diabetic Nephropathy

It is so common that Diabetic Nephropathy patients are always bothered about a high creatinine level. A patient with diabetes for 16 years was diagnosed with creatinine 2.8. However, before the blood test, he did not see any symptom. Theref...Read More

Common Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis

Common Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis

For people with Kidney Failure or End Stage Renal Disease, they are always recommended to take dialysis, hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. However, either of the two procedure is completely free of risk. If you decide to do or are receiv...Read More

Symptoms of IgA Nephropathy in Children

Symptoms of IgA Nephropathy in Children

IgA Nephropathy is an auto-immune disorder kidney disease. It is characterized by Immunoglobulin A deposition in glomerular mesangial areas. It may happen at any age, but children and youths are more prone to be affected. Then how do you kn...Read More

How to Treat Proteinuria in Nephrotic Syndrome

How to Treat Proteinuria in Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is caused by different disorders that damage the kidneys. This damage leads to the release of too much protein in the urine, which is called proteinuria medically. How to treat proteinuria in Nephropathy Syndrome has been...Read More

How Does Kidney Failure Affect Fluid in the Lung

How Does Kidney Failure Affect Fluid in the Lung

Kidney failure or renal failure is a medical condition in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter waste products and fluids out of the body. Then excessive fluids accumulate in many parts of the body, like ankles, abdomen, legs or arms....Read More

Care of Swelling in ESRD

Care of Swelling in ESRD

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is also known as Stage 5 Kidney Disease, having lost almost all the filterable and regulating function. As a result, swelling is very common in ESRD patients. Here I want to share with you some general informa...Read More

Does Kidney Disease Cause Irritability

Does Kidney Disease Cause Irritability

Kidney is one of the most important cleaner of our body. If it is damaged, many wastes and toxins will accumulate inside the body, causing many problems. Meanwhile, many other systems or organs may be affected. Irritability is a complicatio...Read More

Does Fenugreek Cause Kidney Stones

Does Fenugreek Cause Kidney Stones

Fenugreek is a bean-like plant that grows throughout Asia and features widely in Indian cooking. Fenugreek is not the cause of kidneys. On the contrary, it has been proved beneficial for protecting against the development of kidney stones. ●...Read More

Why I Get a Nose Bleeding in Dialysis

Why I Get a Nose Bleeding in Dialysis

Bleeding in dialysis happens sometimes. It may occur in gingiva, mouth, eyes or nose. The reasons why patients get nose bleeding in dialysis are listed in this article. I will also give you some tips to deal with that problem. 1. High blood...Read More

High Uric Acid Levels in ESRD

High Uric Acid Levels in ESRD

ESRD(end stage renal disease) is also known as chronic renal failure (CRF) or Stage 5 Kidney Disease. It happens when the kidneys stop working and you have to live with dialysis or a transplant. Emerging data show that high serum uric acid...Read More

Gastrointestinal Infection and IgA Nephropathy

Gastrointestinal Infection and IgA Nephropathy

Gastrointestinal infection is a common symptom of IgA Nephropathy. Many of the patients are suffering from this disease. The same as them, you must want to know how to treat or prevent gastrointestinal infection in IgA Nephropathy. Then, yo...Read More

What to Do When Your Kidneys Shut Down

What to Do When Your Kidneys Shut Down

Our kidneys are very important for us as it is the cleaner of our body. When the metabolism produces some wastes, the healthy kidney will excrete those useless or harmful substances. However, if your kidneys shut down, you may be bothered b...Read More

What Are Decreased Kidney Function Symptoms

What Are Decreased Kidney Function Symptoms

Decreased kidney function means kidneys are unable to work properly. Then, with the decline of kidney function, more and more symptoms may appear and affect patients overall health. Today, we are here to introduce decreased kidney function...Read More

Will Leg Pain Occur in Kidney Failure

Will Leg Pain Occur in Kidney Failure

It seems that leg pain and kidney failure are two independent concepts. However, some renal failure patients indeed suffer from that annoying feeling. When leg pain occurs in kidney failure, you may be curious about the reasons and treatmen...Read More

Dehydration on High BUN Level

Dehydration on High BUN Level

Blood urea nitrogen (BUN), together with creatinine, is usually taken as an indicator of kidney function. If the BUN level is higher than normal range, it may mean that your kidney is not working well. Heart failure, dehydration, or a diet...Read More

Why Diarrhea Occurs in Nephrotic Syndrome

Why Diarrhea Occurs in Nephrotic Syndrome

Recently, with a rapid pace of life, many people develop an irregular diet habit, resulting in some kinds of gastrointestinal diseases. Diarrhea may be caused by unhealthy foods, cold, infections or even emotional stress. Well then, why doe...Read More

Infection in Belly from Nephrotic Syndrome

Infection in Belly from Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome is defined as the presence of proteinuria (3.5 g/24h). Infection in belly is one of the common symptoms of this kidney disease. This kind of infection usually occurs in children. This article is to provide an introduction...Read More

Why I Feel Cold with Diabetic Nephropathy

Why I Feel Cold with Diabetic Nephropathy

Feeling cold is a common symptom of Diabetic Nephropathy. It is an indication of circulatory problems. That may be caused by the following reasons: Restricted diet Diabetic nephropathy diet principle is low caloric diet. At the same time, t...Read More

Why do Foreign Patients Choose Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital?

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