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The Kidney Shrinkage on Stage 5 Kidney Failure

2014-12-15 08:29

Many patients are told that their kidneys are shrinking through ultrasound B. They just do not know how dose this happen? And how to deal with it?

Kidney Shrinkage is a medical term which means that the kidneys become smaller than the normal kidneys. When the kidneys are attacked by various kidney diseases, the nephrons, in the kidneys, especially the glomerulus become injured and sclerosis, as a result, the kidney size will be decreased. Therefore, the kidney shrinkage can be seen as a indicator to measure kidney function.

The common symptoms of kidney shrinkage on stage 5 kidney failure are blood in urine, swelling, high blood pressure, fatigue, low back pain.

How to deal with kidney shrinkage on stage 5 kidney failure?

Dialysis. It takes effects to control high blood pressure and swelling and some other symptoms, but, it can not prevent the sclerosis process of the glomerulus.

Kidney Transplant. It is a procedure that places a donor kidney to replace the damaged kidneys, but, kidney transplant is not a cure for this disease, there is always a chance that your kidneys does not match the blood tissues. And the chance depends on your age and illness condition.

Traditional Chinese Medicine. A great amount of the world’s population has been using Traditional Chinese Medicine for treatment of kidney diseases. “Four plus seven”treatment is put forward by many renal experts from Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital on the basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is consist of four Chinese Medicines and seven Chinese external applications. The four Chinese medicines include a bottle of Maikang Composition, a dose of oral Chinese medicine, a dose of external application with Chinese Medicine and a basin of foot bath with Chinese medicine. Seven Chinese medicines contain Steaming Therapy, Circle Therapy, Hot Compress Therapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Acupuncture Therapy, Enema Therapy.

If you are on the early stage of the kidney shrinkage, you should receive the treatment as soon as possible, there is a lot of hope to get reversed. If you are on the end stage of the kidney shrinkage, you also need to seek for proper treatment timely, as so to prevent the kidney disease from advancing.

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