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Serum Creatinine 4.5 in Kidney Failure When to Start Dialysis

2014-03-23 19:56

Serum Creatinine 4.5 in Kidney Failure When to Start DialysisAfter patients get diagnosed of serum creatinine 4.5 in Kidney Failure, one of the most concerned questions is when dialysis should be started. In the following article, let's talk about this issue and find the corresponding answer. Want to get personalized advice? Chat with our online doctor now for free help.

What does serum creatinine 4.5 in Kidney Failure mean?

Usually, creatinine passes into the bloodstream, and is often passed out in urine. Normal range of creatinine in the blood is around 0.5-1.2. A high level indicates that the kidneys may not be working properly.

So, diagnosis of 4.5 creatinine means that the patient's kidneys have been severely impaired. If not treated in time, the kidney function will decline continuously, resulting in advanced stage of renal disease.

When to start dialysis with serum creatinine 4.5 in Kidney Failure?

In general, patients are suggested to start this treatment when this level has increased to about 5-6, depending on individualized illness condition. Would like to get an exact analysis? Please feel free to Contact Us.

Is dialysis the only option for patients with serum creatinine 4.5 in Kidney Failure?

The answer is 'NO'. Alternative treatments are available to manage the disorder better and help patients prevent dialysis. These therapies may include Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, full bath therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion, etc. All these methods can treat the disease naturally and prevent its further aggravation. So a greatly improved quality of life and extended life expectancy can be expected. To learn more about alternative treatments, please check Here.

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