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End-stage kidney disease : Treatment

Treatment Dialysis or kidney transplantation is the only treatment for ESRD. Your physical condition and other factors determine which treatment is used. When you start dialysis depends on different factors, including your lab test results, severity of symptoms, and readiness. … Read more

End-stage kidney disease : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms may include: General ill feeling and fatigue Generalized itching (pruritus) and dry skin Headaches Weight loss without trying Loss of appetite Nausea Other symptoms may develop, including: Abnormally dark or light skin and changes in nails … Read more

End-stage kidney disease : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

End-stage kidney disease : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Renal failure – end stage, Kidney failure – end stage, ESRD Definition End-stage kidney disease is the complete, or almost complete failure of the kidneys to function. The kidneys can no longer remove wastes, concentrate urine, and … Read more