Acute kidney injury is most commonly caused by dehydration, blood loss or the use of medicines, and is often diagnosed while patients are already in hospital.
Symptoms of AKI may include:
- Little or no urine when you urinate.
- Swelling, especially in your legs and feet.
- Lack of appetite.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Feeling confused, anxious or sleepy.
- Pain in the back just below the rib cage (flank pain).