Pain with kidney disease

One of the main symptoms of kidney disease pain. If you experience pain in the lower back or in your side, it is necessary to check the kidneys. If the pain is relatively mild, and thus oppressive, "stupid", the cause may be pyelonephritis. This disease is often accompanied by fever (with acute pyelonephritis, it can reach 39-40oC), chills, vomiting, feeling of weakness, nausea. Urination occurs more often than usual.

Pain in the lower back or side may also be caused by glomerulonephritis. Another characteristic symptom of this disease is a change in the form of urine. It darkens, taking on a reddish hue. Often, the urine you see blood streaks or clots.

Finally, if the pain becomes extremely strong, intolerant, distributed to other parts of the body, it can be a sign of renal colic. You should immediately call an Ambulance. If quick medical attention is for some reason impossible to take painkillers and antispasmodic drugs, sit in a hot bath.

What are the symptoms of kidney disease

Any disruption in the kidney leads to the failure in metabolism. Therefore, the ill person may have swelling. They are particularly noticeable in the morning immediately after waking up. Most often there swelling on the face and extremities.

Sometimes swelling appear even in normal operation, the kidneys, for example, if a man has a large overweight if he eats too much salty food or liquid. But in any case it is better to consult a doctor and get tested, get a urine and blood tests, an ultrasound of the kidneys.

Of developing kidney disease can also indicate incipient problems with hair will begin to fall hard) and nails will become brittle, will start to flake).

Finally, a good indicator of the state of the kidneys is urine frequency. If it started to happen more or less often than usual, you should go to the doctor, pass the necessary tests. Remember that any disease is easier to prevent than to treat. And if the disease began to develop, it is necessary to begin treatment as early as possible.

About kidney disease also "tell" the color and condition of the skin. For example, in glomerulonephritis, the skin becomes pale and dry, with kidney failure, it will be with a yellowish tinge, in other diseases can appear subcutaneous hemorrhage.