Understanding Kidney Disease -- Symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Kidney Disease?

Early detection is the first step in treating chronic kidney disease. The symptoms of kidney disease may include:

See Your Doctor About Kidney Disease If:

You experience any of these symptoms, which could be a warning sign of kidney disease. Unfortunately, some people have no symptoms of chronic kidney disease until the majority of kidney function is lost; that is why prevention -- through diet, exercise, and medication -- is key.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein, MD on March 18, 2015

Sources

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease. 

National Library of Medicine. 

National Kidney Disease Education Program.

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