Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) | Symptoms


What are the symptoms of CKD?

Most people don't have any symptoms early in the disease. Once the disease progresses, the symptoms can include the following:

  • Feeling tired
  • Feeling weak
  • Loss of appetite
  • Not sleeping
  • Not thinking clearly
  • Swelling of the feet and ankles


Chronic Kidney Disease by Margaret Baumgarten, MD and Todd Gehr, MD (American Family Physician November 15, 2011,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 05/05