Does She need Dialysis For Kidney Failure Patient with Creatinine 4.92013-12-01 15:25
Patients: Hello,sir. My mother is suffering from kidney disease, and her creatinine level is 4.9. She has the symptoms of loss of appetite and feel like vomit when she is having food. Is she need dialysis?
Doctor: Hello, I am very glad to help you. I get your question, and I feel sorry for your mother’s condition. Kidney disease is a common disease, and many patients are suffering from it. But it affects the patients’ daily life seriously. If the disease cannot be treated effectively and timely, it may affect patients’ life quality and cause many other complications.
For kidney disease patients, high creatinine level means less than 50% kidney function. As we know, kidneys have function of filtering wastes and toxins in blood. With less than 50% kidney function, the kidneys cannot work well as normal and most of the wastes will accumulate in blood which will cause some serious symptoms like loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and skin itch.
From your question, I know your mother has the symptom of loss of appetite and vomiting with creatinine 4.9. It indicates that your mother’s kidney function is severely reduced and it fails to filtering the wastes and toxins in blood. Then she has the above symptoms. In her condition, she is recommended to have dialysis.
Dialysis is a common treatment for kidney failure patients. Because of the reduced kidney function, patients need to have alternative treatment to filter the wastes and toxins in blood. But there are some disadvantages for patients who have dialysis. They need to have dialysis 2-3 times a week depending on their illness condition. And dialysis cannot prevent the progression of kidney failure, a long time dialysis can cause some complications as well.
There is a therapy to be recommended for kidney failure patient, which is Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This therapy uses Chinese herbs which has the function to treat kidney disease, and through external treatment, it can work on kidneys directly. It has no side-effects to patients. Most important, the therapy can prevent kidney damage and protect residual kidney function. It also can repair damaged kidney tissues and improve the kidney function. Therefore, it is really a good choice to use Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy for kidney failure patients.
I hope my answer will be helpful for your mother’s illness. Good luck to you and your mother.
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