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CKD Stage 4: Joints are Swollen and Red

CKD Stage 4: Joints are Swollen and RedSwollen and red joints occur when fluid build up in the area where two different bones make contact with each other. For some people with CKD Stage 4, they may find there joints are swollen and red. Why? Chat with our online doctor for help if you would like to talk directly!

A number of different reasons can lead to swollen and red joints in CKD Stage 4:

Rheumatoid arthritis

It is a common cause of swollen and red joints. This serious autoimmune condition is marked by an immune system that attacks healthy body tissues. Sever, long-standing disease can lead to a form of protein deposition and damage the kidneys, referred to as amyloidosis.


This is an autoimmune disease that results from the immune system attacking the joints, skin, heart, blood vessels or brain. People with Lupus Nephritis may develop swollen and red joints.


Gout is another condition that may cause swelling. With this condition, symptoms may start suddenly and offer occur in the middle of the night. Besides, joint swelling, symptoms also include redness around the affected joints and pain. If left untreated, gout most often affect joint in the big toe.

Treatment for swollen and red joints in CKD Stage 4 will vary according to the underlying causes. Joints which are red and hot suggested a considerable degree of inflammation which, in addition to producing intense pain will cause damage to the joint structure. Hence, this condition be should be managed as soon as possible. Get professional advice from our kidney experts? You can leave a message in the below or email us at Best wishes!

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