The human kidneys are one of the most important organs in the body. It filters waste from the blood, produces red blood cells, and strengthens the bones. Despite its several important roles, it can be difficult to ascertain when these organs are not functioning properly, especially during the initial stages of some kidney problems. According to Cynthia Smith who is a nurse working at Renal Consultants, one in three Americans is at risk of developing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and only less than 50% of those with severe cases of CKD know they have a problem.
Here are 20 typical signs and symptoms that indicate a kidney problem. If you experience any, consult your doctor as soon as you can. They are:
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