Síntomas de Enfermedad Renal Crónica
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En sus primeras fases, la enfermedad renal crónica por lo general no causa síntomas. Sin embargo, a medida que la condición avanza a enfermedad renal en etapa terminal, puede causar numerosos síntomas, incluyendo:
  • Sensación de debilidad o cansancio
  • Dificultad para dormir
  • Inflamación de pies y tobillos
  • Poco apetito
  • Necesidad de orinar con más frecuencia, especialmente por la noche
  • Calambres musculares por la noche
  • Náusea
  • Comezón
  • Falta de aliento
  • Sabor metálico en la boca
  • Dolor en el pecho
  • Estado mental alterado
  • Hipo
  • Irritabilidad
  • Dificultad con la concentración
  • Libido reducida
  • Irregularidades menstruales
  • Adormecimiento y hormigueo en manos y pies




Referencias:
Are you at risk for chronic kidney disease? National Kidney Foundation website. Disponible en: http://www.kidney.org/atoz/atozItem.cfm?id=134 . Accedido julio 30, 2005.

Chronic kidney disease: patient information handout. American Academy of Family Physicians website. Disponible en: http://www.aafp.org/afp/20041115/1929ph.html . Accedido julio 30, 2005.

National Kidney Foundation. Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease: evaluation, classification, and stratification. Am J Kidney Dis. 2002;39:S1-266.

Snyder S, Pendergraph B. Detection and evaluation of chronic kidney disease. Am Fam Physicians. 2005;72:723-732.

Last Reviewed septiembre 2012



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