Individuals with stage 3 kidney disease are considered to have moderate kidney damage. During this stage, individuals are at an increased risk of suffering from complications such as anemia, early bone disease and high b... More »

Stage 3 kidney disease causes fluid retention, kidney pain, sleep problems, fatigue and swelling of the extremities, states DaVita HealthCare Partners. A person with stage 3 kidney disease may also have brown urine, foam... More »

Doctors do not recommended dialysis until a person has only 10 to 15 percent of his kidney function remaining, states the National Kidney Foundation. A person with stage 3 kidney disease still has 30 to 59 percent of his... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to The Renal Association, a patient is diagnosed with stage 5 kidney disease when kidney function falls to a level below 15 percent. Stage 5 kidney disease is also referred to as end-stage kidney disease becaus... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Dialysis or transplantation is used to treat a person with stage 4 kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis are the two kinds of dialysis therapies. Stage 4 kidney... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Chronic kidney disease stage 3 is a moderate stage of chronic kidney disease where the glomerular filtration rate indicates 40 to 59 percent of kidney function, according to the National Kidney Center. GFR is the rate at... More »

Polycystic kidney disease is a condition in which clusters of cysts develop in the kidney, states Mayo Clinic. This inherited condition can cause adverse complications such as kidney failure and high blood pressure. More » Health Conditions & Diseases