Nephrology Specialist focus on the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, including electrolyte disturbances and hypertension, and the care of those requiring renal replacement therapy, including dialysis and renal transplant patients.
Symptoms of possible renal issues are:
- Changes in urination
- Swelling of the feet, ankles, hands, or face
- Fatigue or weakness
- Shortness of breath
- Ammonia breath or an ammonia or metal taste in the mouth
- Back or flank pain
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- More hypoglycemic episodes, if diabetic
There can be many treatment options depending on each patients individual symptoms.