Should the kidney failure patients with creatinine 6.3 start Dialysis? Many people asked this question. When it comes to when is suitable for starting dialysis, many people have no a clear answer. According to this, the kidney experts in Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital in China made a conclusion, and we hope you can find the answer from the following article.
What does creatinine 6.3 mean?
Creatinine level usually is regarded as an index measuring renal function, in clinic, according to GFR and creatinine level, kidney failure is divided into five stages. In normal circumstances, the creatinine level for adults is between 0.5-1.3mg/dl, when it is higher than the normal, we call it high creatinine. Creatinine 6.3 means that there are less than two fifths of the renal function are working, and the patients are in stage 4 kidney failure. At this time, many patients can suffer from some symptoms or complications of kidney failure, such as frequent urinate at night, anemia, fatigue, acidosis and so on.
Whether should the kidney failure patients with creatinine 6.3 start dialysis?
In fact, there is no a specific standard for staring dialysis, because it is different from patient to patient. If you are suffering from serious complications, dialysis can be taken to remit your discomforts. Because dialysis can not treat disease from root, it is not the better to receive it the earlier. Besides, long-term dialysis can lead to the total loss of renal function, as during dialysis, the left kidney fails to work. If you have no terrible feel, you are not recommended to receive dialysis though your creatinine level is 6.3. On the contrary, you can take some other measures to control your disease, lower high creatinine level and delay dialysis.
In conclusion, whether should the kidney failure patients with creatinine level 6.3 start dialysis depends on the patient’s condition. Effective treatments that can help you slow down the time of starting dialysis have Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Immunotherapy in China. If you want to know them in detail, you can consult our online doctors or leave a message below. Best wishes!
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