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Renal Atrophy: Causes and Treatment

2017-02-04 05:59

Renal Atrophy: Causes and Treatment“I have renal atrophy. How to treat it?” In fact, renal atrophy or kidney shrinkage is not an entity of kidney disease. Today let’s have a discussion about its causes and treatment. Hope it can help you. If you any other questions, please leave a message below or contact online doctor directly.

What causes renal atrophy?

-Congenital agenesis of kidney

-Renal artery stenosis, urinary infections, or nephrotuberculosis

-The most common causes of renal atrophy is chronic kidney failure. Kidney begins to shrink when creatinine level increases gradually.

The first two may cause unilateral kidney shrinkage, while the last one usually gives rise to bilateral kidney shrinkage.

Treatment for renal atrophy

In western medicine, most cases of renal atrophy can not be cured. And so far there is no western medicine that can restore kidney function.

Here are some ways to help you improve your condition.

-Renal artery stenosis. It can be solved by surgery, such as angioplasty, endarterectomy or coronary artery bypass grafting, etc.

-Urinary infections. It can be treated by antibacterial agents and drug sensitive test.

-Nephrotuberculosis. It can be treated by antituberculosis drugs, such as streptomycin and isoniazide.

If you are chronic kidney failure patients, you can try Chinese medicine therapies, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It can help dilate blood vessels and block blood clotting to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into damaged kidneys to provide them with enough oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine to speed up kidney recovery. It can also inhibit kidney inflammation and stop kidney fibrosis to prevent further kidney damage. After a period of treatment, the shrunk kidneys will recover and regain their ability.

Now you have a clear mind of renal atrophy. If you can not find a suitable treatment in the local, welcome to China. Though it is a little long distance, it is worthy a try. We will try our best to help you. Now you can send a scanned copy of your medical report including urine tests, blood tests, ultrasound tests and so on to Our renal experts will help you analyze them now and then give you some suggestions.

As for you own illness conditions, you can get some guidance related to diet, exercise, medicines or some natural remedies. The online consultation service is free. Please remember to leave your email address, or phone number so that we can contact you and help you!
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