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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 Long for Stage 4 Kidney Failure to Turn into Stage 5

2018-11-10 09:37

How Long for Stage 4 Kidney Failure to Turn into Stage 5How long for stage 4 kidney failure to turn into stage 5? If you would like to get the answer, you can read this article.

With stage 4 kidney failure, GFR ranges from 15 to 30, and with stage 5, GFR is less than 15. In the advanced stage or when GFR is below 40, the decrease rate begins to accelerate, reaching a decline of 3-4 ml per year when approaching uremia. According to this figure, you can calculate the time from stage 4 kidney failure to stage 5. However, this is the average progression rate of most primary chronic kidney disease. Different renal patients have different condition, so the time is different.

How to slow down the progression from stage 4 kidney failure to stage 5?

Besides symptomatic treatment, you need to improve blood environment. Now your kidneys have been severely damaged, so a large amount of waste products build up in the blood, which can not only cause direct kidney damage, but also counteract the effects of medication you take.

Toxin-Removing Therapy can be taken under such a case. This is a systemic treatment, which includes many therapies, such as plasma exchange, oral Chinese medicine, external therapies, cytokine infusion therapy, etc. Those therapies can eliminate waste products and extra fluid from body via urine, sweat and bowel movement. They can also restore the balance of anti-inflammatory cytokines and pro-inflammatory cytokines to reduce renal inflammation and control the disease from getting worse. Moreover, they can improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so that enough essential elements can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery.

After about one week’s treatment, you will see floccules in urine, which indicates that your kidneys are discharging wastes.

After about half month’s treatment, your high creatinine, urea and uric acid level will be reduced.

After about one month’s treatment, your illness condition will be under control, and renal function will get improved. And then you can stop the progression.

How long for stage 4 kidney failure to turn into stage 5? Now you get the answer. If you do not want your disease to progress quickly, you should take treatment actively. For more information on kidney failure treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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