KIDNEY PROBLEMS


Tell your doctor if you have the following symptoms, which can be signs that something is wrong with your kidneys: A change in how much you urinate. Pee that is foamy, bloody, discolored, or brown. Pain while you pee.

Early signs of kidney failure
If you experience early signs of kidney disease, they may include: decreased urine output. fluid retention that leads to swelling in limbs. shortness of breath.

kidney failure cause back pain?
Pain from your kidneys can register as lower back pain, found below the rib cage, or even on the sides. ... People with kidney disease might also have anemia, because kidneys help with the production of red blood cells, which can cause some of the symptoms that were mentioned.
Severe loss of kidney function causes metabolic wastes to build up to higher levels in the blood. Damage to muscles and nerves can cause muscle twitches, muscle weakness, cramps, and pain. People may also feel a pins-and-needles sensation in the arms and legs and may lose sensation in certain areas of the body.
Below shows the five stages of CKD and GFR for each stage:
1. Stage 1 with normal or high GFR (GFR > 90 mL/min)
2. Stage 2 Mild CKD (GFR = 60-89 mL/min)
3. Stage 3A Moderate CKD (GFR = 45-59 mL/min)
4. Stage 3B Moderate CKD (GFR = 30-44 mL/min)
5. Stage 4 Severe CKD (GFR = 15-29 mL/min)
6. Stage 5 End Stage CKD (GFR <15 mL/min)

kidney pain felt diagram?
Kidney pain is felt in your flank, which is the area on either side of your spine between the bottom of your ribcage and your hips. It usually occurs in one side of your body, but it can occur in both sides.

Types of kidney function tests
1. Urinalysis. A urinalysis screens for the presence of protein and blood in the urine
2. Serum creatinine test. This blood test examines whether creatinine is building up in your blood
3. Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
4. Estimated GFR

Detox my kidneys?
From your morning glass of water to that extra cup of herbal tea, here are four ways to cleanse your kidneys and keep them functioning strong.
1. Hydration is key
2. Choose foods that support kidney health
3. Drink kidney-cleansing teas
4. Supplement with supportive nutrients