Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Failure

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Urinary incontinence in a woman

Decreased urine output

Swelling and pain in the feet

Fluid retention, causing swelling or numbness in the hands, face and legs

Tired woman, sweating


Blood test tube with a low red blood cell count or anemia


Person scratching his face

Itchy skin

Person with halitosis sticking out the tongue

Metallic or unpleasant taste in the mouth

Closed stomach, lack of appetite and anorexia

Loss of appetite

Person vomiting in a toilet

Nausea and vomiting


Increased sensitivity to cold

Person holding hands to neck, sweating, pale, unable to breathe, feeling short of breath, choking or breathlessness

Difficulty breathing or dyspnoea

Substantiated information by:

Anna Yuguero
Bárbara Romano Andrioni
Manel Vera Rivera
Marta Quintela Martínez
María Teresa López Alonso
Montserrat Monereo Font
Ángeles Mayordomo Sanz

Published: 20 February 2018
Updated: 20 February 2018

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