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What Should I Do with Muscle Cramp in Stage 4 Kidney Failure

2014-05-04 03:00

What should I do with muscle cramp in stage 4 kidney failure? Yesterday a patient asked me. In fact, the patients in stage 4 kidney failure usually have the symptom of muscle cramp. Now, you should be curious about how stage 4 kidney failure causes muscle cramp and how to treat it? Do not worry. Next, we will answer you in detail. Any other questions, you can send them to

How does stage 4 kidney failure cause muscle cramp?

Through research, the main reason of muscle cramp caused by stage 4 kidney failure is hypocalcemia. While the reasons of hypocalcemia are following.

1. Due to strict dietary requirements, the patients may have malnutrition, and the lack of vitamin D can lead to hypocalcemia.

2. The patients with stage 4 kidney disease can not produce active vitamin D3 due to vitamin D insufficiency, which can reduce calcium absorption in the stomach. So, it also can cause hypocalcemia.

3. hyperphosphatemia. Stage 4 kidney disease can not filter phosphorus enough due to damaged kidneys, so phosphorus retention will appear in blood. But mild hyperphosphatemia can cause hypocalcemia.

In conclusion, stage 4 kidney disease can cause muscle cramp, if you want to know more about muscle cramp caused by stage 4 kidney disease, please consult our online doctor or leave your message below. Next, we will introduce you some effective treatments to remit your pain.

The treatments for muscle cramp in stage 4 kidney failure:

In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, there are many innovative Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) that can treat early kidney disease from the root, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated bath and so on. They also can block the progression of stage 4 kidney failure successfully, and make you get rid of life danger and improve your life quality. If you want to know about our treatments, you can send your interest to, and we will reply you as soon as possible.

If you are a patient with muscle cramp in stage 4 kidney failure, do not worry, receiving a proper treatment is the key.

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