Do I Need Dialysis with High creatinine Level 4.4
Q: Just discovered creative level is 4.47. May I need to start on dialysis? Is that in the range for such treatment?
A:Your creatinine level is definitely high. Creatinine builds up in your blood when your kidneys are damaged. One thing is sure, your kidneys cannot work well as they should. Creatinine known as the indicator of kidney function. However, whether you need a dialysis, it depends on which CKD stages you are in. If you are in end stage, dialysis is usually suggested. CKD stages is divided by your GFR levels, which takes your creatinine level, race, gender, age and weight into consideration. Talk to your doctor or leave your medical conditions to firstname.lastname@example.org and find out your GFR is the first step you need to do.
When to take dialysis?
As mentioned above, people needs to take dialysis when they develop into en stage kidney disease. In this stage, you lose more than 85% kidney functions and have a GFR less than 15.
Why dialysis is necessary?
When you are in end stage kidney disease, your kidneys cannot remove toxins and extra fluids from your body. And dialysis can help your body to remove waste products, extra water, keep a safe level of certain chemicals, as well as control your blood pressure.
Is kidney failure permanent?
Usually but not always. If your kidney damages belongs to acute kidney failure, you may need dialysis for a period of time and expect to a better kidney conditions.
If you are facing of chronic kidney failure, you may need the dialysis for the rest of life. However, in some cases, their kidney functions may be improved and patients reduce the dialysis time or even don’t need dialysis after long-term correct treatment. How to improve your kidney function? You can try TCM remedies, because some herbs can trigger the self-healing ability of your impaired kidney cells. Herbal physicians choose herbs which can improve your self-healing ability and fight against the inflammations. But the effects of TCM remedy differs from individuals. You may need to take an assessment firstly before you take it.
If you wanna to know whether TCM remedies are correct for you? You can email your medical report to email@example.com
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