Kidney Failure is a illness condition in which kidneys fail to adequately filter waste products from the blood so that patients are more likely to suffer from various symptoms and complications, thus threatening patients’ lives. Well then, why renal failure patients have swollen tummy?
The causes of swollen belly in renal failure.
Honest speaking, swollen belly is not as common as many other symptoms, such as high blood pressure, proteinuria, fatigue and so on. Most of the time, kidney failure patients experience fluid retention or swelling or edema in their eyelid, face, hands, legs and feet. With swelling, they need to limit fluid intake and salt intake, as both eating too much salt and drinking too much water can aggravate this symptom and worsen illness conditions.
Even though, in some cases, bloating belly or tummy also can occur in kidney failure. For renal failure patients, they may suffer swollen belly due to severe fluid retention in their abdomen. Actually, aside from abdomen, fluid retention will spread to other organs like lungs, livers, or heart if illness condition cannot be treated effectively and timely.
Besides, another main cause of swollen tummy for kidney failure is Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Most of PKD patients finally have kidney failure, with the growth of kidney cysts. Also, abdomen enlargement is accompanied.
The treatments for swollen belly in Kidney Failure
As for the treatment that can help to repair kidney damages and improve renal function. Aside from Diet Therapy, you should firstly receive medical treatments. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is worth mentioning. It is an innovation of Traditional Chinese Medicine and combines advanced medical device. Effective ingredients in herbs show obvious effects in improving renal function. As long as kidney function gets improved, excessive fluid are removed and also swollen belly is remitted naturally. What’s more, for PKD patients, cysts also can be shrunk naturally!
When your conditions become stable, our doctor will design an individualized kidney-friendly diet plan so that you can take care of yourselves at home also. To know more details, please do feel free to contact our Online Doctor or email to us at email@example.com.