Because the kidney reserve ability is very strong, when the kidney suffers the slight harm, the patient does not have the obvious symptom, the illness is easy to neglect. And once seriously damaged, often difficult to reverse, the consequences are serious, What are the early warning signs of kidney problems?

What are the early warning signs of kidney problems?

The early warning signs of kidney problems are as follows:

  • 1. edema, characterized by edema of the face or lower extremities, is a common symptom of kidney disease.
  • 2. urine volume change normal people generally every day and night (24 hours) urine volume is 1500~2000 ml, elderly chronic kidney disease can appear oliguria (per night urine volume less than 400 ml).
  • 3. most of the microscopic hematuria was found in the urine red blood cells (called hematuria), a naked eye can be found (hematuria), found in nephritis or urinary tract infections, kidney stones, renal tuberculosis and tumors.
  • 4. foam urine, some patients increase in urine foam, may be proteinuria.
  • 5. low back pain, most patients with chronic kidney disease no obvious low back pain, and some patients may have mild waist pain.
  • 6. other advanced chronic kidney patients often have anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms, but also patients feel tired, weak, and headache, dizziness and so on.

It is important to note that many patients with chronic kidney disease do not have any obvious symptoms at early stage. They are often found in medical examinations or for medical treatment of other diseases. Therefore, after 40 years of age, regular physical examination is very important.

The above is some early warning signs of kidney problems, if you have these symptoms, please go to the hospital for examination, to avoid more serious problems, what if you have questions, please contact our online doctor.