Kidney Failure Kidney Failure

Kidney Failure

Kidney failure is a condition in which one or both kidneys can no longer work on their own. This condition is also called renal failure. Treatments for kidney failure include dialysis and kidney transplant


  • Tiredness and weakness
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle cramps
  • Swelling in feet, ankles, and legs
  • Anaemia
  • Sleep problems
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Itching


  • Diabetes
  • Physical injury
  • High blood pressure
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Kidney stones
  • Cancers
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Kidney infections

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many times a month is a dialysis needed?

Usually, each haemodialysis treatment lasts about four hours and is done three times per week. A type of haemodialysis called high-flux dialysis may take less time. You can speak to your doctor to see if this is an appropriate treatment for you.

What are the 3 types of dialysis?

There are 3 main types of dialysis: in-centre haemodialysis, home haemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis.

What are the signs of end-stage kidney failure?

Some of the most common end-of-life kidney failure signs are water retention/swelling of the legs and feet, loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting.