Dialysis is regarded as an artificial kidney for kidney disease. It indeed help kidney do some jobs. Then is dialysis a lifesaver for acute renal failure?
Different from chronic kidney failure, acute renal failure is characterized by sharp decline of kidney function in a short time. At the same time, the balance of fluids and electrolyte as well as acid base is disrupted. Toxins accumulate in blood, causing a series of symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, headache, high blood pressure, pulmonary edema, heart failure, etc.
Dialysis plays an important role in dealing with acute renal failure. It helps to discharge the excessive toxins, water and minerals in blood. Under some emergent circumstances, dialysis can be a lifesaver. You can take the following information as a reference. If you are happen to have these symptoms, you should do dialysis immediately.
Phosphorus level > 7mmol/l;
CO2 < 15 mmol/l;
PH ≤ 7.25;
BUN ≥ 54mmol/l;
Creatinine level ≥ 884ummol/l;
If you do not take immediate treatment, your life will be under great threat. But if the treatment is taken in time, the illness could be reversed. If you are comply with one of the following conditions, you are suggested to consider dialysis.
On the premise of suffering from oliguria or anuria for at least 24-48 hours:
BUN ≥ 21.4mmol/l or goes up 9mmol/l everyday;
Creatinine ≥ 442ummol/l;
Phosphorus ≥ 6.5mmol/l;
HCO3 ≤ 15mmol/l;
Obvious symptoms, like nausea, vomiting, fatigue, unconsciousness.
Doing dialysis properly and in time can indeed save your life in acute renal failure. But if you want to improve kidney function, you should take natural treatment such as Hot Compress Therapy into consideration. Any questions? Send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for personal answers!
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