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Edema in Kidney Failure: What are the Causes and How to Relieve It

2016-10-24 15:20

Edema in Kidney Failure: What are the Causes and How to Relieve ItMy husband has kidney failure, he is suffering from serious edema now. Can you tell me what are the causes and how to relieve it?

The causes of edema in kidney failure:

Kidney failure is a common cause for swelling, as kidney is taking charge of regulating balance of fluid in the body. When kidney is affected and fail to work well, fluid we drink in the day time will not be able to discharge out of the body. As a result, fluid retention appears.

How to relieve edema in kidney failure?

Diuretics can be used to relieve edema caused by kidney failure.

In medicine, there are different types of diuretics and kidney failure patients need to choose the right one, so as to avoid causing unnecessary health tissues. In general, kidney failure patients need to put their potassium level into account while choosing what kind of diuretics to use. Most of the diuretics have function to lowering potassium, so for patients whose potassium level in blood is lower than the reference value 3.6-5.2mmol/L, they can choose potassium-sparing diuretics which can help to reduce swelling and meanwhile preserve potassium in the body.

Lastly, to receive obvious treatment effects in reducing edema in kidney failure, a tight control of fluid is also will be vrey helpful. However, if you want to solve this problem totally, you need to take the effective treatment timely.

If you want to relieve edema or other symptoms caused by kidney failure well, or want to treat kidney failure effectively, you can send email to us or leave message below, we will try our best to help you.

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