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Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease

Most people may not have physical symptoms until the kidney disease has advanced. However, it is very important to let your doctor know if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • feel more tired, have less energy
  • poor appetite
  • bad taste or loss of taste
  • nausea or vomiting
  • weight loss or gain
  • difficulty sleeping
  • muscle cramping at night
  • swollen feet, ankles or puffy eyes
  • shortness of breath
  • dry and itchy skin
  • changes in urination such as less urine than usual, getting up frequently at night to urinate and changes in color or appearance such as foamy urine