Dialysis is a process to remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys stop working properly. Creatinine is a common waste products in body. Is dialysis useful for creatinine levels?
Dialysis is useful for lowering high creatinine level, but it is a life-time treatment.
When your creatinine level is higher than 6-7, dialysis is often suggested. It can bring your creatinine level down to lower blood toxin concentration so as to protect your whole body systems from being damaged. But once you start dialysis, it is difficult for you to stop it. Long-term dialysis causes a series of side effects and complications, such as skin itching, muscle cramp, fatigue, headache, pernicious anemia and so on to lower your living quality. If your creatinine level is not that high, it is unnecessary for you to start dialysis. You can take some other ways to lower creatinine level.
How to lower high creatinine levels without dialysis?
In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, Toxin-Removing Treatment is often used to help kidney failure patients to cleanse the blood. This treatment is to make use of various Chinese medicine therapies, such as Hot Compress Therapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Navel Therapy, Steam Therapy, Mai Kang Composition, various oral Chinese medicine and so on to draw toxins out of renal cells and blood to make the body internal environment clean. It can also improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into damaged kidneys to provide them with enough essential elements such as oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine to speed up kidney recovery. Besides, it can strengthen your immunity to help fight against the disease.
After about half month’s treatment in hospital, your creatinine will decrease at least 10%. After about one month’s treatment, your kidney function will improve. With the improvement of kidney function, your creatinine level will reduce further. But you should keep treatment for 1-2 years or even 3-4 years to reinforce the effect.
Is dialysis useful for creatinine levels? Yes, it is useful, but it is temporary medical relief. After dialysis, your creatinine level will increase again. If you do not want to take dialysis in your whole life, you should repair kidney damage and promote kidney function. For more information on our hospital and our treatment, please contact online doctor.