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High Blood Urea Nitrogen in Kidney Failure

2015-01-09 16:56

High Blood Urea Nitrogen in Kidney FailureIn clinic, high urea nitrogen level in kidney failure can not be lowered, so people have to face dialysis or kidney transplant. So as a kidney disease patient you should pay high attention to it. The following are some details of high blood urea nitrogen, hope those can help you know it well.

What is blood urea nitrogen and how it help to reflect kidney function?

Urea nitrogen is the end product of protein, the necessary substances of our body. Usually, the much more protein we ingest, the much more urea nitrogen are produced. For a healthy individual, excess urea nitrogen can be discharged by the kidneys and blood urea nitrogen level is kept in the range 8-20mmol/L. However, when kidney function is impaired, excess urea nitrogen will build up in the blood and leads to high blood urea nitrogen.

What are the symptoms of high blood urea nitrogen in kidney failure ?

1. High blood pressure

2. Fluid retention

3. Fatigue/tiredness

4. Bubbly urine, blood urine, decreased urine output and even anuria

5. Gastrointestinal tract symptoms like poor appetite, nausea, vomiting and bad taste in mouth.

6. Skin problems like itching skin and dry skin

7. Sleep problem like insomnia

8. Nerve problems like poor concentration, poor memory, insanity and even coma

9. Respiratory system symptoms like shortness of breath, deep and long breath.

10. Bone problems like bone pain and bone fracture.

In fact, not all the kidney failure patients with high blood urea nitrogen will certainly suffer from all the above symptoms. With different illness condition, patients may experience different symptoms.

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