At What Stage Is Dialysis Prescribed to a CKD Patient
At what stage is dialysis prescribed to a CKD patient? As a kidney disease patient or his or her family member, you must care about such a question, right? Here we will help you find the answer.
In general, when condition develops to stage 4 chronic kidney disease, dialysis or kidney transplant will be commonly recommended by local doctors. However, there is nothing absolute in this world. Here, we have to tell CKD patients that when to start dialysis has no a direct relation between a pure level, no matter it is a creatinine level or a certain stage of CKD. It should be decided by the lab tests and patients’ specific symptoms.
For example, if the condition is in stage 3 chronic kidney disease, but patients have already had symptoms like severe nausea and vomiting, severe swelling or shortness of breath, or their potassium level is higher than 6mmol/L, then they should start urgent dialysis treatment. However, if patients do not have those obvious symptoms and their serum potassium level is still normal, dialysis can be postponed even though the condition is in stage 4 CKD or even stage 5 CKD.
Now, have you known the answer to what stage is dialysis prescribed to CKD patients? If you have not been on dialysis yet, we hope you could be treated properly to avoid it effectively.
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