Uremia

Overview

Uremia is a dangerous condition that occurs when the kidneys no longer filter properly. It's likely to occur when a person is in the final stage of chronic kidney disease.

Symptoms

Symptoms include fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, a metallic taste in the mouth, a distinctive breath odor, and mental confusion.

Treatments

Treatment includes dialysis or a kidney transplant.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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