Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome | Symptoms


What are the symptoms of HUS?

Symptoms of HUS usually appear 5 to 10 days after the diarrhea starts. You should call your doctor if you notice any of the following symptoms:

  • Fatigue
  • Pale skin
  • Unexplained bruising or bleeding
  • Swelling of the face, hands, feet or any other part of the body
  • Decreased urination


Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: An Emerging Health Risk by S Razzaq, M.D. (American Family Physician September 15, 2006, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060915/991.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 12/06