Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease in Stage 3
In stage 3 of Chronic Kidney Disease, moderate changes appear in kidneys. Glomerular filtration rate decreases to 30~59 ml/min/1.73m2. At that time, most of the excessive waste products can not be excreted fluently, causing a series of symptoms.
Fatigue(Fatigue and Kidney Disease): patients with Chronic Kidney Disease are usually accompanied by fatigue. Fatigue is the major cause of anemia. Hemoglobin which exists in the blood is the transporter of oxygen. When blood can not reach every parts of patients’ body, oxygen will not be gotten by their organs.
Swelling: when renal function decreases to a certain degree, excessive fluid will not be filtered out fluently by our kidneys, leading to the accumulation of them in the body. With the aggravation of Chronic Kidney Disease, the retention volume of fluid is more and more. Gradually, swelling will appear around their eyes, face, and legs. Sometimes, they are short of breath.
Changes in urine: In this stage, patients with Chronic Kidney Disease may have more or less urine than normal people. For some patient, they may urinate frequently in the night. Moreover, foam appears in their urine, which can indicate the existence of protein in the urine.
Backache: patients with Chronic Kidney Disease may feel pain in the location of kidneys.Creatinine 3.8, Loss of Appetite, Nausea and Breathing Trouble and Why Patients with Elevated Creatinine Have Shortness Of Breath
Sleep problem: due to the appearance of pruritus and muscle spasm, sometimes it is hard for some patients with Chronic Kidney Disease to fall asleep.
These are the significant symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease in stage 3. Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease should pay much more attention to these signs. Once these symptoms appear in them, they should do examination as soon as possible, so as to prevent the aggravation of their disease.