Creatinine level is just liking a mirror of kidney function that can tell us how well our kidneys are working. When kidneys fail to work, creatinine level will increase. When it is high enough, dialysis will be advised to you. Well then, at what creatinine level will dialysis be advised? Can we avoid dialysis treatment?
Actually, whether you should start dialysis depends on your own illness conditions.
Generally speaking, with the decrease of kidney function, creatinine level will become higher and higher. Usually, dialysis is suggested when serum creatinine is as high as 5, but not everyone will definitely start dialysis at that time. For some kidney failure patients, they do not start dialysis until their life is really threatened. Besides, people with kidney failure caused by Diabetic Nephropathy usually start dialysis earlier, and they may be asked to do dialysis when their creatinine increases 4.5. After all, different people have different tolerant ability to toxins and wastes. If you want to get an individualized suggestion according to your specific illness condition, you can ask for help from our Online Doctor or email to us at email@example.com. You will get free help within 24 hours.
Actually, compared to creatinine level. GFR is a more reliable indicator. Based on GFR level, renal disease is divided into 5 stages. When your GFR is less than 15%, dialysis will recommended to you. Because it means that you have been in End Stage Renal Disease. In the case, it is important to look for an alternative treatment for replacing kidneys’ work.
Well then, is there any way to avoid dialysis?
To avoid dialysis, it is important to repair kidney damage and improve renal function. If you have begun to start dialysis, you still can take the joint therapies to reduce frequency of dialysis or even get rid of it. These therapies include Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Blood Pollution Therapy, Stem Cell Therapy, Medicated Bath, Acupuncture and so on. To know more details, please do feel free to contact with us!