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What are causes and symptoms of failing kidneys?

• Failing kidneys are indicated by a blood test which is done for creatinine.
• The levels of creatinine indicate rate at which the kidneys filter blood which is also called glomerular filtration rate.
• Higher levels of creatinine imply falling of the filtration rate.
• This results in a reduced capability of the kidneys to excrete waste products.

Causes of Chronic renal failure

• Diabetic nephropathy
• Hypertension
• Glomerulonephritis
• Ischemic nephropathy
• Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
• Vasculitis
• Glomerular
• Primary Glomerular disease
• Secondary Glomerular disease
• Polycystic kidney disease
• Drug and toxin-induced chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis
• Reflux nephropathy
• Bilateral kidney stones
• Diseases of the prostate
• Gout

Symptoms of Chronic renal failure

• Fatigue
• Frequent hiccups
• General ill feeling
• Generalized itching
• Headache
• Nausea, vomiting
• Unintentional weight loss
• Anorexia
• Polyuria
• Nocturia
• Swelling of face
• Blood in the vomit or in stools
• Decreased alertness
• Drowsiness
• Confusion
• Delirium
• Orcoma
• Decreased sensation in the hands, feet, or other areas
• Easy bruising or bleeding
• Increased or decreased urine output
• Muscle twitching or cramps
• Seizures
• White crystals in and on the skin (uremic frost)
• Hallucinations
• Fits
• Stupor
• Abnormally dark or light skin
• Agitation
• Breath odor
• Excessive nighttime urination
• Excessive thirst
• High blood pressure
• Loss of appetite
• Nail abnormalities
• Paleness
• Diarrhea.
• Oliguria
• Dyspnoea
• Pain in chest
• Hiccough
• Cramps
• Bone pains
• Bruises
• Epistaxis

Complications of Failing Kidneys

• Anemia
• Cardiac tamponade
• Changes in blood sugar metabolism
• Congestive heart failure
• Decreased functioning of white blood cells
• Decreased immune response
• Decreased libido, impotence
• Dementia
• Electrolyte abnormalities including hyperkalemia
• Encephalopathy
• End-stage renal disease
• Fractures
• Hemorrhage
• High blood pressure
• Increased infections
• Joint disorders
• Liver inflammation (hepatitis B or hepatitis C)
• Liver failure
• Loss of blood from the gastrointestinal tract
• Menstrual irregularities,mscarriage, infertility
• Nerve damage
• Pericarditis
• Peripheral neuropathy
• Platelet dysfunction
• Ulcers
• Seizures
• Skin dryness, itching /scratching with resultant skin infection
• Weakening of the bones
• Uraemic coma
• Cardiac arrhythmia

General Management

• Fluid restriction according to urinary output.
• Maintain electrolyte balance.
• Control of B.P.
• Correction of anemia
• Dialysis & kidney transplantation
• Protein restriction to 0.5gm/kg body weight.

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