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When Will A Kidney Disease Patient Know He Needs Dialysis

2013-11-06 11:46

When Will A Kidney Disease Patient Know He Needs Dialysis, kidney disease, dialysisThere are two facts, one is that dialysis is a common treatment for kidney disease patients in many countries, another one is that no one patient wants to experience dialysis treatment. So these two facts make many people want to know when will a kidney disease patient know he needs dialysis. If you are one of them, please read on.

When will a kidney disease patient know he needs dialysis?

Doctors will recommend dialysis treatment according to their patients’overall conditions. Urgent dialysis treatment should be started if kidney disease patients are in any one of the following certain situations such as serum potassium level is more than 7mmol/L, pH is less than 7.25, BUN level exceeds 54mmol/L, carbon dioxide combining power is less than 15mmol/L, there are some obvious symptoms or complications like severe edema, shortness of breath, heart problem, lung problem, etc. If kidney disease patients still have nearly normal urine output and there are no obvious symptoms or complications, then dialysis can be postponed. Kidney disease patients should know that whether dialysis is needed or not has no a direct relation with a creatinine level or any other index.

How to avoid or get rid of dialysis treatment effectively for kidney disease patients?

The decrease in kidney function gives dialysis treatment a change to be used. Though dialysis treatment can be very necessary sometimes, it is not a long-term method. That is because it can only replace one part of functions of kidneys. With the dialysis treatment, the gradual loss of urine output can tell the continue loss of renal function.

Nowadays, the applications of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Immunotherapy make dialysis or kidney transplant is no longer the only choice for kidney disease patients. Remember that we are here fighting against the disease together with you. If you have any follow-up questions, leave us a message below or email to, we will surely help you.

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