It is important to know that as life-threatening as kidney disease is, it rarely presents any signs in the early stages. Symptoms of the deteriorating organ start manifesting at relatively advanced stages.....CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

However, fortunately enough, few signs manifest to show unhealthy kidneys but many persons fail to detect the signs or just ignore them until the kidney nearly or completely break down. At this stage, salvaging the situation might be very difficult

The earliest sign of kidney disease is a high level of creatinine or urea in your blood. This leads to a condition called uremia. A blood test known as Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) is used to test for these two chemicals in the body to detect kidney disease

However, this article will help you easily identify the signs of kidney disease even when you have not carried out blood testing. Enjoy and read to the end.

Below Are 10 Early Signs Of Kidney Diseases

1. Concerns with urination.

One of the major functions of the kidneys is urine production. However, when diseased the kidney becomes unable to carry out the function, hence, a manifestation of concern signs like frequent urination or urinating less frequently than normal especially at night.

Some other persons notice a decrease in the amount of urine production and cloudy, foamy, or discoloured urine

2. Hematuria (Blood in your urine)

This can be a sign of several conditions and should be investigated immediately by your healthcare provider. When you notice blood in your urine, no matter how small it is, you should immediately visit the hospital

3. Back pain.

This is another sign of kidney disease. You should suspect a condition when you feel kidney pain in your back or sides, usually in the middle of your back, just below your rib cage.

4. Swelling of body parts.

This is another early sign of kidney disease, the kidney helps to remove excess fluid from the blood and when it is unable to carry out this function, the fluid builds up and causes swelling in the ankles, legs hands face etc.

Swelling can also occur in your lungs which can cause shortness of breath. Another sign is swelling or puffiness around your eyes.

5. Skin rash or itch.

This is caused by the build-up of waste products in the blood. These products can cause skin reactions resulting in rashes or severe itching

6. Fatigue.

When the kidney is unable to perform its function of making red blood cells that carry oxygen, there will be a shortage of red blood cells (anaemia) which results in tiredness, dizziness and decreased stamina etc.

7. Loss of appetite.

A loss of appetite sometimes due to food looking unappealing is common in people with advanced kidney disease. This may lead to undernutrition and weight loss in the affected individuals.

8. Nausea or vomiting.

Vomiting can occur when metabolic waste builds up in your blood, but people may feel nauseated at even the thought of eating.

9. Muscle cramps.

This is another sign of kidney disease. There is a painful feeling of muscle cramps, specifically leg cramps.

10. Pain or burning sensation while urinating is another indicator of kidney disease.

Do not ignore these signs when you notice them, it might be fatal. Regular medical check-up is also very important, to detect this medical condition on time….CONTINUE READING THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

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