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For kidney failure patients, to maintain life, they may have to go on dialysis. How low does your kidney function have to be before you go on dialysis? After reading this article, you will find out the answer.

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How Low Does Your Kidney Function Have to Be Before You Go on Dialysis

2018-07-19 03:16

How Low Does Your Kidney Function Have to Be Before You Go on DialysisFor kidney failure patients, to maintain life, they may have to go on dialysis. How low does your kidney function have to be before you go on dialysis? After reading this article, you will find out the answer.

Dialysis is not the earlier, the better.

For chronic kidney failure patients, once they start dialysis, they may have to live on dialysis in their rest life. Because dialysis has a variety of side effects and causes many complications as well as decreasing living quality, it is not recommend you to start dialysis very early.

Dialysis is not the later, the better.

Your kidneys are unable to remove wastes and excess fluid from body. Those excess substances can pollute the blood. Wherever the polluted blood flows to, wherever will be affected. If you can not filter them out from the blood, all body systems will be affected so as to cause uremia. In severe cases, your life may be threatened. Therefore, you can not start dialysis too late.

You should start dialysis at appropriate time.

Generally speaking, when GFR is lower than 15, you should start dialysis, but GFR is not the only indicator to decide whether you need dialysis or not. It often goes together with many other factors, such as complications and symptoms. If you do not have any discomforts with GFR less than 15, you can put off dialysis, but you must grasp your time to solve the blood problems. If you have a lot of severe complications and symptoms, even if your GFR is still higher than 15, you may have to start dialysis immediately. When GFR is lower than 5, dialysis is usually a must.

How to avoid dialysis?

If your urine is still normal and kidney size is over 6cm, you can take other treatment to avoid dialysis. In Beijing Tongshantnag Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Toxin-Removing Treatment is often used. This is a systemic Chinese medicine treatment, also known as Detoxification Therapy. It takes advantage of Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy, Plasma Exchange and so on to have a thorough cleanse of the blood. It can also clear up stasis and improve blood circulation so that the provided essential elements such as vitamins, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. Moreover, it can regulate the balance of anti-inflammatory cytokines and pro-inflammatory cytokines to relieve renal inflammation and control the disease from worsening.

-After about one month’s treatment, your urine will become cloudy and smelly due to the existence of waste products. And your urine output will increase.

-After about half month’s treatment, your high creatinine, BUN and uric acid level will go down. Symptoms such as weakness, fatigue, anemia, high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting and so on will get alleviated greatly.

-After about one month’s treatment, your disease will be under control, and renal function will get improved.

With treatment going on, your kidney function will get better, and then you can keep dialysis far away.

How low does your kidney function have to be before you go on dialysis? Now you have a clear mind. But you had better take treatment as early as possible to protect your kidneys from being damaged so severely. For more information on kidney failure treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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