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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Should PKD Patients with Creatinine 6.9 Start Dialysis

2013-12-12 14:48

Creatinine 6.9, PKD, dialysisKidney disease patients are wondering what creatinine level needs dialysis treatment. Follow us to see should PKD patients with creatinine 6.9 start dialysis. And we do believe the following information can be helpful.

Creatinine 6.9 has exceeded the normal range of creatinine level greatly, and it can tell the condition is already in the stage 4 kidney disease. This stage means the severe reduction in kidney function, and it is the second advanced stage of kidney disease. In many countries, patients at this stage will need dialysis treatment in the near future. When creatinine level increases to about 5mg/dL, dialysis may be commonly recommended. However, it does not mean PKD patients with creatinine 6.9 have to go and start dialysis treatment.

It is a fact that no one PKD patient or patient with other types of kidney disease wants to experience dialysis treatment. However, if PKD patients with creatinine level 6.9 are suffering from some obvious symptoms like severe fatigue and vomiting, shortness of breath, severe edema, heart problems, etc, then urgent dialysis treatment should be started to relieve these symptoms in case of the appearance of more severe consequences.

However, if PKD patients with creatinine 6.9 do not have those obvious symptoms or complications,and they still can produce nearly normal urine, then dialysis treatment can be postponed. If PKD patients wants to avoid dialysis treatment effectively, there are some necessary things to be done, and they are keeping a healthy diet, shrinking cysts safely and recovering renal function. If you agree with this, you are recommended to click Best High Creatinine Level Treatment in PKD: Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. If you have any follow-up questions, you can leave us a message below, we are here to help.

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