Skip to content

Announcements

Have you had a kidney transplant or are waiting for one? Then visit the Organ Transplant Community and the Diabetes and Kidney Community to share your experiences with other community members!

Are you newly diagnosed? Use the WebMD search engine to read articles like Understanding Kidney Disease.
Bruising
avatar
jjmath4 posted:
Can you have bruising on upper leg, thighs and petechiae with 3rd stage CKD?
Reply
 
avatar
john-skpt responded:
The two may be connected, though indirectly. Probably take a look at all of the blood counts (CBC): erythrocytes, reticulocytes, hematocrit, hemoglobin, platelets. Kidneys have huge control over the components in blood, particulary red cells.

In any case, report this to your doc at the next visit.


Spotlight: Member Stories

I have PKD. I have a lemon size bulge by my right lower rib. It is a deep feeling pain. After a Ultrasound, CT scan and MRI, I am told I have blood se...More

Helpful Tips

FLUID INTAKE AND CKD.
If I have CKD, should I limit my fluid intake, or increase it ? More
Was this Helpful?
0 of 0 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.