Acute renal failure

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What is acute renal failure?

Acute (sudden) kidney failure is the abrupt or sudden decline of the ability of the kidneys to remove waste and concentrate urine without losing electrolytes.

Common symptoms reported by people with acute renal failure

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for acute renal failure

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Home Hemodialysis HHD)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
78
Tried for
acute renal failure (4)

Data from patients with acute renal failure, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with acute renal failure

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Home Hemodialysis HHD)
Perceived effectiveness
for acute renal failure (4 evaluations)
Side effects
fatigue
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
acute renal failure (4)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with acute renal failure, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has acute renal failure on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 4 new patients joined this month
  • 131 say acute renal failure is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 7
30s 38
40s 75
50s 86
60s 114
70+ 61

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 128
Female 258

These charts show data from acute renal failure patients who have completed their condition history
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