Diabetes is hard to manage. You can get a comprehensive understanding of the disease here and get the information about the latest treatments and get professional advices. read more

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a brand-new therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicines dating back thousands of years ago. It combines the essences of herbal medicines read more

Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat Kidney Disease in clinic. It refers to use one or more than one hormone medicines to suppress the over-reactive immune reaction read more

Patients are suggested to treat kidney disease first before they get pregnant read more

If you are diagnosed with Kidney Disease, you should talk to your doctor about starting an exercise read more

Foods and Drinks play an important role in Kidney Disease patients read more

Kidney Disease News and Events read more

In every week, a famous experienced renal medicine specialist will be invited to help diagnose and evaluate inpatient's disease condition, offering detailed therapeutic schedule. read more

Font Size A A A

ESRD: Cause of Oedema Feet and Anuria


2012-09-19 16:15

End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is a condition in which the kidneys cannot function normally any more. Typically, this disease is diagnosed when kidney function dips below 10% of normal. If this happens, some patients may experience oedema feet and anuria. What are the causes of these symptoms?

Cause of oedema feet in ESRD

Normally, the kidneys work to remove extra fluid from the blood, which is then excreted as urine. When the kidneys fail to function as normal, this fluid retains within the body. If this happens, people with ESRD can develop swelling of the feet, ankles or hands -- a symptom called oedema. Swelling of the extremities can be uncomfortable and may restrict the patient's ability to move the feet or the hands normally.

Cause of anuria in ESRD

Anuria is defined as a urine output of less than 100 mL/d. This is a very serious medical symptom, which may occur in people with ESRD caused by failure in the function of kidneys.

The production of urine is vital to human body's health. We could not survive if we didn't produce it and eliminate it. Urine, composed of water, certain electrolytes, and a variety of waste products, are filtered out of the blood. A major part of this filtering process takes place in the kidneys.

In normal cases, around 20% of the total blood pumped by the heart each minute will enter the kidneys to undergo filtration. In ESRD, the kidneys can go into failure and stop producing urine or produce only limited amount. Anuria is one among a constellation of end-stage renal failure symptoms.

People who experience ESRD symptoms require continual dialysis or a kidney transplant in order to prevent potentially fatal medical complications. Meanwhile, it is wise to adopt effective treatment to improve the overall kidney function. In this way, the symptoms can be completely relieved.



If you send us email, please leave your phone number or WhatsApp/Viber (with country code) in email so that our renal expert can communicate with you timely and directly. We will do utmost to help you solve the problems.



What else you want to know:
Make An Appointment Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
How can I get this treatment?
How can I get this treatment in my countries?
How much does this treatment cost?
What is the duration if I receive this treatment in your hospital?
What should I prepare to your hospital except visa?
How can I go to your hospital?

Gender:
Name:
Age:
Country:
(+area code)Phone Number:
Whatsapp :
Disease Description:
contact us
esrd Questionnaire
patient story

Patient Story

Latest Articles

Kidney Disease:
Information :
symptoms treatment
diet&fitness