Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) symptoms
Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)

  • Fatigue is a term used to to describe the general overall feeling of tiredness and/or a lack of energy. Other words that are sometimes used in place of fatigue include exhaustion, weariness, and lethargy. According to the National Institutes of He...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Swelling occurs whenever the organs, skin, or other parts of your body enlarge. It is typically the result of inflammation or a buildup of fluid. Swelling can occur internally (within the body) or it can affect your outer skin and muscles. A range...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unlike most other conditions, malaise doesn't have a precise set of symptoms. Instead, it is described as an overall sense of discomfort, illness, or simply not feeling well. Sometimes, a person can have a sudden onset of malaise. Other times, it ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hiccups are repetitive, uncontrollable contractions of the diaphragm. The diaphragm is a muscle just below the lungs that regulates breathing. The diaphragm contracting out of rhythm causes hiccups. Each spasm makes the larynx and vocal cords clos...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unintentional weight loss is the process of losing weight without dieting or increasing physical activity. It may occur following a loss of appetite or when you are consuming the same amount of calories as usual. Either way, it is usually cause fo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Vomiting is a forceful discharge of stomach contents. Vomiting can be a one-time event linked to something that doesn't settle right in the stomach. Recurrent vomiting may be attributed to numerous underlying medical conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
    Source:HLCMS
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and other serious health problems. Left untreated, high blood pressure can damage blood vessels and vital organs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Lightheadedness is feeling as if you might faint. Your body may feel heavy while your head feels as if it is not getting enough blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Motion sickness is a sensation of wooziness that usually occurs when someone is traveling by car, boat, plane, or train. It can cause an upset stomach, nausea, cold sweats, dizziness, and headache.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Each trimester is marked by a baby's growth and by body changes in the mother.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Ademetionine is a form of the amino acid methionine. Low levels of folate or vitamin B12 can cause a drop in ademetionine. It is not found in foods.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Headaches are extremely common-almost everyone will experience at least one tension headache in their lives-but they usually go away without causing further problems. However, if you experience any of the situations below, you should see a doctor ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. have at least one headache per year, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). And it is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches are an important cause of days mi...
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you're seeing a doctor about headaches, here are five questions you may want to ask. If you suffer headaches frequently, medication overuse can be a big problem. If your body becomes accustomed to the medicine, you can experience rebound headac...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A headache is any kind of pain in the head, scalp, or neck. There are many different kinds of headaches, with many different causes.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Post-concussion syndrome, or post-concussive syndrome (PCS), refers to the lingering symptoms following a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury. Symptoms vary but include headache, dizziness, and depression.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Headaches can be caused by many factors, including genetics and dietary triggers. In women, fluctuating hormone levels are a major contributing factor in chronic headaches and menstrual migraines. Hormone levels change during the menstrual cycle,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Confusion is a symptom that makes you feel as if you cannot think clearly. You might feel disoriented and have a hard time focusing or making decisions. Confusion is also referred to as disorientation or delirium. If you or someone you care about ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Coma, from the Greek word "koma," meaning deep sleep, is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating sensation creating the desire to scratch to relieve the feeling. Possible causes for itchiness range from internal illnesses, such as kidney or liver disease, to skin rashes, allergies, and derm...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dermatitis is a general term used to describe inflammation of the skin, most commonly evidenced by an itchy pink or red rash.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Eye burning accompanied by discharge and/or itching is usually a sign of infection, and should be looked at by a doctor immediately. It can also be a sign of a foreign body in the eye or an injury to the eye.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Anorexia is the abnormal loss of appetite for food. It can be a symptom of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and some neurological conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • It is normal to have periods of low energy when one needs to rest and recuperate. However, if low energy persists and a person continually feels sluggish, disinterested in life, and has low energy, the situation should be investigated by a physician.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Lethargy is a state of generalized fatigue or sluggishness, sometimes with decreased alertness. Lethargic. It is normal to have periods of low energy when one needs to rest and recuperate. However, if low energy persists and a person continually f...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypersomnia is a condition that causes a patient to feel sleepy throughout the day.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Feeling abnormally sleepy or tired during the day is commonly known as drowsiness. Drowsiness may lead to additional symptoms, such as forgetfulness or falling asleep at inappropriate times. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Delirium is an abrupt change in the brain that causes mental confusion and emotional disruption. It makes it difficult to think, remember, sleep, pay attention, and more. You might experience the condition during alcohol withdrawal, after surgery,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Breath odor problems affect everyone at some point in their lives. Odor can come from the mouth, teeth, or as a result of an underlying health problem. Bad breath odor can be a temporary problem or a chronic condition. According to the Academy of ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bad breath, also called halitosis or oral malodor, is when an unpleasant odor emanates from the mouth. Foods, mouth conditions such as gum disease, and diseases including cancer and diabetes, can cause halitosis. Some types of unpleasant breath od...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The skin, hair, and nails make up the body's integumentary system. This is the organ system that protects the rest of your body from damage.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your body needs water to function properly. For example, water helps to regulate your body temperature, lubricate your joints, and remove waste from your body. Adequate daily water intake (several glasses) is very important. Furthermore, it is nor...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Agitation is a feeling of aggravation or restlessness brought on by provocation or a medical condition. It is normal for people to feel agitated from time to time. It is often a direct result of everyday stresses caused by work or school. However,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Paleness, also known as pale complexion or pallor, is an unusual lightness of skin color when compared with your normal hue. Paleness is caused by reduced blood flow or a decreased number of red blood cells. Paleness can be generalized (all over) ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hyperpigmentation is a condition that causes the skin to darken. It can occur in small patches or cover large areas of the body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Foot, leg, and ankle swelling-also known as peripheral edema-refers to an accumulation of fluid in these parts of the body. The buildup of fluid is not usually painful, unless it is due to injury. Older people frequently experience this type of sw...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Rectal bleeding is a common problem, often caused by constipation, anal fissures or hemorrhoids. It can be an indication of serious occult disease and should be evaluated by a physician.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Rectal bleeding is blood coming from the anus at the end of the digestive tract and may be associated with stools or bowel movements or seen in the toilet bowl or on toilet paper. Rectal hemorrhage, bleeding...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions that occur in various muscles. These contractions are often painful and can affect different muscle groups. Common causes of muscle cramps are overuse of muscles, muscle injuries, dehydration, low...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle twitching, also known as muscle fasciculation, is marked by small muscle contractions in the body. Your muscles are composed of fibers, tissues, and nerves. When a nerve is stimulated or damaged, it may cause your muscle fibers to twitch. M...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Impaired sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. Changes in sensations are often subjective and difficult to describe, that is, experienced by the patient but difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Impaired sensation is the inability to perceive things accurately with the senses. Decreased sensations, tactile hypesthesia, hypoaethesia, limited sensation, reduced sensations. Impaired sensation is often a signal that there something affecting ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A good night's sleep helps you feel rested and refreshed in the morning. However, when you have the frequent urge to use the restroom at night, a good night's sleep can be hard to achieve. If you find yourself waking up to urinate more than twice ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nocturia is the medical term for excessive urination at night. During the night, your body produces a decreased amount of urine that is more concentrated. This means that most people do not need to wake up to urinate and can sleep uninterrupted fo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bruises easily is when the capillaries (small blood vessels) beneath the skin break easily and frequently and leak blood into the surrounding tissue, creating discolorations. Easy bruising, increased tendency to bruise. Most of us get bruises from...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Most of us get bruises from bumping into something from time to time. Bruising sometimes increases with age, especially in women as the capillary walls become more fragile and the skin becomes thin.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
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