Symptoms

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Wilms tumours can grow quite large without causing any symptoms. Symptoms of Wilms tumour may include:

  • lump or swelling in the belly
  • fever
  • nausea
  • loss of appetite
  • trouble breathing
  • extreme tiredness
  • blood in the urine
  • high blood pressure.

Note about symptoms

Many conditions – including common childhood infections – can cause these symptoms, not just kidney tumours. If your child has any of these symptoms and you are concerned, talk to your child’s doctor.

published: Sunday, 23 August, 2015