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CKD Stage 4&GFR 20 with IgAN: Can My Kidney Improve with Dialysis

2013-08-29 15:08

CKD Stage 4&GFR 20 with IgAN: Can My Kidney Improve with Dialysis"I was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy and CKD Stage 4. My doctor told me that I have GFR 20 now. Can my kidney improve with Dialysis?" This is an message left to us. In response to this inquiry, we offer suggestions in details as below. Hope it helps people with similar condition. Or, you can chat with our online doctor directly for free advice!

IgA Nephropathy is an autoimmune Kidney Disease which affects the filtering units in the kidneys called the glomeruli. IgA immune complexes (antibody+antigen) lodge in the glomeruli, creating inflammation and damage to kidney cells and tissues.

As your described, you are currently in CKD Stage 4 with GFR 20, and Dialysis is still not necessary. Generally, dialysis is suggested when GFR declines to 15 or less to substitute for the filtering function of the kidneys. However, it fails to improve your kidneys. Even with this renal replacement therapy, your kidneys will still deteriorate gradually until there is no kidney function left and transplant is the only option.

For your condition, there is alternative better treatment to prevent the decline of GFR level and improve your kidney function. It is known as Blood Pollution Therapy. Under this treatment, you will definitely avoid dialysis and live a much extended life expectancy and improved quality of life. Early treatment is the key for your good recovery.

At present, Blood Pollution Therapy is the most effective treatment for your CKD Stage 3 and GFR 20 with IgAN. Hence, it is recommended for your reference. To what extent can you improve with this therapy? You can Email us at kidney-support@hotmail.com with more of your detailed disease information. Our nephrologist team will offer you a comprehensive analysis and reply with specific answer.

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