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Stage 4 Kidney Disease with GFR of 20 am I Need to Take Dialysis Now

2015-11-03 14:59
Stage 4 Kidney Disease with GFR of 20 am I Need to Take Dialysis NowQ: Dear doctor, i am a paient with kidney disease. The test report shows that my GFR now is 20, so i want to know am i need to take dialysis now ? My doctor have prescribed me some medicines to control the disease, so is it possible that i take these medicines and not to take dialysis ?
 
A: Glad to help you. You said that your GFR is at 20, so that means you are still in stage 4 kidney disease if so. At present, your kidney condition can progress into two opposite directions. If your kidney condition deteriorates further, you will have to start dialysis. As you are so young, the result is all of us want least. On the opposite side, if you can have a timely and effective treatment, you will certainly have renal functionimprovement. In that way, you need not not to take dialysis any more.
 
Honestly speaking, it is not possible for your kidneys to return back to function normally 100%. However, these are many kidney tissues and cells which can be reversed to function normally. When your kidney function can be improved 50% renal function, you can live a normally life without the onset of dialysis. That is why people still can live a normal life even if one kidney is donated.
 
Your current medicines only can help lower potassium level and control some othersymptoms. However, they are not able to restore the impaired glomeruli and reverse kidney damage. As we have already treated many patients, so we can help you in treating your disease, for your condition Chinese medicine can be helpful . With the help of Chinese Medicine, your kidney function can be improved thus to avoid dialysis.
 
If you want to know more details about Chinese Medicine or need any help in treating stage 4 kidney disease, do not hesitant to contact our online doctor or leave message to us, we will try our best to help you.
 

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