Kidney School™—a program of Medical Education Institute, Inc.

Module 11—Sexuality and Fertility

Kidney Disease and Body Image

There are some aspects of kidney disease that may affect how you feel about your body (called "body image"). These include:

  • Skin changes
  • Ammonia breath
  • Hair changes
  • Weight loss or gain
  • Surgical scars

You can do something about many of these changes.

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