Kidney ulcer symptoms

Written by courtney johnson | 13/05/2017
Kidney ulcer symptoms
Kidney failure and disease can cause ulcers. (sheep kidney image by PHOTOFLY from

Ulcers do not occur in the kidney area, but they can develop as a result of kidney disease or kidney failure. The symptoms of ulcers vary in type and range of severity.


Pain is often a symptom of ulcers. The pain may be dull or severe and it may come and go. The pain is typically located in the area of the ulcer.

Burning Sensation

A burning sensation is also a common symptom. The burning may come and go and may become better or worse with food intake. The sensation is similar to heartburn.

Hunger or Empty Feelings

Sometimes a feeling of hunger is associated with ulcers in the stomach area. The hunger or empty feeling may be briefly relieved by eating and return shortly thereafter.

Nausea and Vomiting

Ulcers can cause nausea and vomiting. The acid build up in the stomach can cause a person to vomit after eating or you may vomit yellowish stomach acid at any time.

Dizziness or Fainting

A drop in blood pressure caused by the ulcers may create dizziness or cause fainting.

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