Patients with stage 4 kidney failure usually suffer from diarrhea and want to find the effective treatment. Before we have a symptomatic treatment for diarrhea with stage 4 kidney failure, we must have a clear knowledge about the causes of diarrhea.
Causes of diarrhea in stage 4 kidney failure
1.Gastrointestinal disease: The most common reason causing diarrhea is gastrointestinal disease. When you are suffering diarrhea in stage 4 kidney failure, you can go to hospital and have a checkup to see whether you are also attacked by gastrointestinal disease.
2. Medications: Stage 4 kidney failure patients have to take various medications to relieve the symptoms of the disease and to treat their health tissues. Sometimes, diarrhea may occur as a side effect of some these medications.
3. Pathological changes of intestinal mucosa can affect the absorption function of the intestinal mucose, which can lead to diarrhea directly.
4. Dialysis: dialysis can cause many complications, diarrhea is one of them.
Treatment for diarrhea in stage 4 kidney failure
To treat the diarrhea should depend on the root cause. And there are some ways which are good for diarrhea patients.
1. When your diarrhea are in a serious condition, you can take some anti-diarrhea medications such as loperamide HCL which is safe for kidney disease patients. But if you decide to take some medications, you should have a consultation from your doctor.
2. Diarrhea usually will lead to the results of imbalance of water, electrolyte and acid-base, so patients should keep sufficient intakes of many kinds of vitamins, fluid and some nutrition.
3. Moreover, patients with diarrhea should eat something that is easy to be digested, such as porridge, food rich in fiber and so on. And patients should pay attention to the quantity they take, generally, if patients still are in a serious condition, they should eat small amount of the foods.
Long time diarrhea in stage 4 kidney failure is very bad for the physical condition. Patients should have a timely and effective treatment for both diarrhea and stage 4 kidney failure for they even can be influenced by each other. And if you would like to know about Chinese Medicine Therapy: The Best Stage 4 Kidney Failure Treatment, feel free to contact us.
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