Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Failure is a severe stage of kidney disease with Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) falling at 15-30ml/min. The patients have their kidney function severely declined which can cause systemic symptoms. The patients at this stage, on the hand, should take special care for dietary, lifestyle modifications to control the illness condition and avoid burdening kidneys; on the other hand, receive treatments that improve the kidneys and avoid threatening complications.
As kidney function deteriorates, metabolic wastes can accumulate in bloodstream to cause a medical condition called as "Uremia". As the kidneys can not as effectively produce erythropoietin, a hormone that stimulates production red blood cells, the patients at stage 4 Kidney failure will develop anemia. The kidneys regulate levels of electrolytes, and in stage 4 kidney failure it is common the patients have high potassium, high phosphorus, low calcium, high sodium, etc. High potassium may cause irregular heartbeats, high sodium worsens fluid retention and elevates blood pressure, and elevated phosphorus can cause unhealthy bones.
Generally speaking, stage 4 kidney failure has been considered as the second stage of renal disease and it often runs high possibility to develop into stage 5 kidney failure. So patients need to take treatments as soon as possible to preven...Read More
Stage 4 kidney failure has been considered as the second advanced stage of renal failure. Prolonging life expectancy becomes a issues for stage 4 kidney failure patients. While, what is the life expectancy for untreated stage 4 kidney failu...Read More
Stage 4 kidney failure has been considered as the second advanced stage of renal disease. Prolonging the life span becomes a important issue for kidney failure patients. While, what is the life span of stage 4 kidney failure without dialysi...Read More
Usually, patients do not experience any poisoning symptoms until their disease is progressed into stage 4 kidney failure. Anemia is the most common one. Recently, several patients are wondering that can anemia with stage 4 kidney failure be...Read More
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High creatinine level is commonly experienced in patients with kidney failure and patients with advanced stage of kidney disease usually experience even higher creatinine level. In fact, creatinine 9.6 is at end stage of renal disease. Ther...Read More
Generally speaking, creatinine 2.7 is not serious for stage 4 kidney failure. There are lots of chances for patients to avoid dialysis. While, which treatment can be alternative treatment for stage 4 kidney failure with creatinine 2.7? Plea...Read More
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Stage 4 kidney failure has been considered as the second stage of renal disease and stage 5 kidney failure has been considered as the end stage of kidney disease. Without effective treatment controlling, stage 4 kidney failure often run hig...Read More
Stage 4 kidney failure has been considered as the second stage of renal disease. Generally, dialysis is underwent in patients with stage 4 kidney failure. However, dialysis is not a perfect treatment for patients. And more and more patients...Read More