Treatment for Kidney Failure Without Dialysis
For Kidney Failure patients, Dialysis is often used to extend their life. But dialysis has many side effects, such as headache, nausea, vomiting, etc. Is there any treatment for kidney failure without dialysis? Read on to learn more information.
In some cases, you have to do dialysis with kidney failure.
There are no hard and fast rules about when to start dialysis. Generally speaking, dialysis should be considered when you have the following conditions:
- Clinical symptoms of uremia: nausea, vomiting and other gastrointestinal symptoms; Edema, hypertension and pericardial effusion due to oliguria; Headaches, insomnia and other symptoms.
- Laboratory examination: creatinine>8mg/L or creatinine clearance < 10ml/min.
- Hyperkalemia in which blood potassium is greater than 6.5mmol/L
- High water and sodium retention, acute left heart failure, pulmonary edema, etc
- Severe metabolic acidosis
- Nervous system symptoms: such as delirium, lethargy, coma, etc.
Clinically, it is necessary to make a specific analysis for each patient, and take the timing of starting dialysis into consideration for multiple factors. It is not necessary to start dialysis too early, but it is also not too late.
In which cases can you get rid of dialysis with kidney failure?
-Urine output is over 100 ml per day.
-Kidney size is over 6cm.
When you meet the above two conditions, it is possible for you to restore a portion of renal function to get rid of dialysis.
Treatment for kidney failure without dialysis
In our center, Chinese Medicine is often used. And to achieve a good effect, several Chinese medicine therapies are often used together, for example, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy, Steaming Therapy, Acupuncture, etc. Those therapies can work together to increase urination, improve bowel movement and promote sweating so as to eliminate excessive wastes and fluid from the blood. They can also improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so as to improve renal ischemia and anoxia. With good blood flow, essential elements such as nutrients, vitamins and active ingredients of medicine can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. Moreover, they can suppress renal inflammation and halt the progression.
After about one week’s treatment, urine will become cloudy and smelly due to the existence of wastes.
After about half month’s treatment, high creatinine, urea and uric acid level will be reduced. Symptoms such as back pain, cold limbs, weakness, poor appetite and so on will get relieved greatly.
After about one month’s treatment, your renal function will get improved gradually.
What is the treatment for kidney failure without dialysis? Now you get the answer. If you still have any questions on kidney failure treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.
***Please seek professional medical advise for the diagnosis or treatment of any ailment, disease or medical condition. This article is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a licensed medical professional.***