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Indications for Dialysis for Stage 4 Kidney Disease Patients

2015-01-10 16:14

Indications for Dialysis for Stage 4 Kidney Disease Patients“I am a Stage 4 Kidney Disease patients and I want to know what is the best time for dialysis, whether there are some indications meaning the dialysis time.”. In fact, in the view of medical science, dialysis neither be taken earlier, nor later for the earlier dialysis can not promote the prognosis and later dialysis often is accompanied with complications, influencing the life quality and life expectancy of patients. Kidney disease patients should choose the best time for dialysis according to their specific physical conditions.

Generally speaking, for stage 4 kidney disease patients with serious complications such as disorders of water and electricity, metabolic acidosis, other organs failure and so on, they can suitable for dialysis. Specifically, once the kidney function indicators get into a certain degree, patients can take dialysis, for example, the GFR is lower than 10ml(min·1.73㎡) or creatinine is more than 8mg/dl. But for diabetic nephropathy patients, they usually need take dialysis earlier for they suffer complications and symptoms earlier, more and seriously and the proper dialysis time is when GFR is lower than 15 (min·1.73㎡).

All in all, stage 4 kidney disease patients should decide the dialysis time according to their specific physical conditions under the suggestions of their doctors. But once patients take dialysis, patients will get more and more depend on it, without reversing the kidney function, patients will get more and more weak. So stage 4 kidney disease patients who have not accepted dialysis must take some measures to improve their kidney function .

Traditional Chinese Medicine is the good choice for them. The medicine has the functions of expending blood vessels, promoting blood circulation, cleaning toxins in blood and removing blood clots and so on. When the blood is smooth and pure, some symptoms and be remitted and kidney damage also can be improved.

If you want to know more information about the dialysis indications for stage 4 kidney disease or ask for treatment suggestions, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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