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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.

How to Relieve A Painful Swollen Leg Caused by Kidney Failure

2014-08-18 02:07

How to Relieve A Painful Swollen Leg Caused by Kidney FailureKidney Failure, or the End Stage Renal Disease, is characterized by at least 85% of the kidney function loss. This condition is so serious that it will cause many symptoms. This article is to tell you how to relieve a painful and swollen leg caused by Kidney Failure.

1. Medication

Swelling or edema is caused by excessive fluids in the body, because the severely damaged kidneys cannot discharge it adequately. At this time, your doctor may prescribe you diuretics which can increase the urine output so as to relive water retention.

2. Dialysis

Dialysis is always recommended for Kidney Failure patient if the glomerular filtration rate reduces to below 15ml/min. Dialysis can replace the kidneys to filter wastes and toxins very effectively.

3. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

There are some people on dialysis have swelling in the legs. When this swelling becomes very serious, it will causes painful feeling in the puffy area. Why does that happen? As you know, dialysis is an alternative to kidney work. That is to say, when you are dialysis, your kidneys are not working. As time goes by, your kidneys will lose more function. That’s why dialysis patients still have swelling.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is performed externally. This therapy has overcome the disadvantages of dialysis and medication. It can treat Kidney Failure patients by improving blood circulation and repairing intrinsic renal cells. By this way, your kidney function can be improve so that the kidneys can work adequately to filter wastes and fluids. As a result, your swollen and painful leg can be relieved.

4. Home Remedies

There are also something you can do to relieve swollen and painful legs at home. Take a hot towel and wrap it around the swelling area. Then, lie on the bed and raise the swelling part above you heart level. Change the hot bag with a clod one after the former step will be better.

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