Symptoms of End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
|The Kidney and Its Main Blood Vessels|
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- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- Weight loss
- Itchy skin
- Trouble concentrating
- Swelling throughout the body
- Low urine output
- Generalized weakness
- Multiple bruises
- Numbness and tingling in the extremities
- Decreased desire for sexual activity
- Menstrual irregularities
- Muscle cramps and twitches
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Weak, brittle bones
- Yellowish-brownish skin tone
- Frequent hiccups
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- Reviewer: Adrienne Carmack, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/07/2014 -
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