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    Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease with GFR 48

    2014-02-27 14:27| Font Size A A A

    Many people with Chronic Kidney Disease don’t know it in the early stage for there are no obvious signs. However, when your GFR declines to 48, you will be likely to in stage 3 CKD, in which moderate decrease of kidney function will happen and cause many clinical symptoms, including:

    Fatigue: feeling tired or fatigue are common for people with CKD. This is usually caused by anemia due to the decreased kidney function.

    Swelling: in normal, one of the most important functions of kidneys is to remove extra fluid from body. But in stage 3 CKD, the kidney function is damaged and some of the fluid in body will not be removed timely.

    Urination changes: kidneys are main organ to produce urine, once the kidneys are damaged, urination changes will be bound to happen such as blood in urine, proteinuria, frequent urine at night, low urine output and so on.

    Nausea and vomiting: when your GFR decreases to 48, your kidneys will fail to remove wastes and toxins from your body as normal. Over time, the accumulated wastes and toxins will stimulate the digestive and gastrointestinal system and cause nausea and vomiting.

    High blood pressure: it is the early sign of kidney damage. In stage 3 CKD, the decreased kidney function can cause ischemia and anoxia condition of the body and lead to high blood pressure. Also, it is the main obstacle of the treatment.

    The above are early sign and symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease patients with GFR 48. If you suffer from one or more of them, please see the doctor timely and take proper treatment. If you still have any question about stage 3 CKD, please feel free to consult our online doctor or leave a message below. We will try our best to help you.

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