Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment in Coimbatore

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What is chronic kidney failure?

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a disorder in which your kidneys have been damaged and are no longer capable of filtering blood as effectively as they should. CKD is caused by diabetes, high blood pressure, congenital abnormalities of urinary tract, immune system disorder, and self-medication, etc.

Warning indications of chronic kidney failure include:

Signs and symptoms of chronic kidney injury appear over time if kidney damage progresses slowly. An accumulation of fluid or waste, as well as electrolyte abnormalities, can occur as a result of kidney failure. Kidney failure can result in the following symptoms, depending on how serious it is:

Understanding the benefits of chronic kidney treatment:

Improved quality of life

Reduces the risk of health diseases

Improved blood flow

Efficient waste filtration

Diagnosis of chronic kidney treatment :

Your doctor will discuss your personal and family history with you as the first step in a chronic kidney disease diagnosis. Your doctor may inquire if you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, among other things. The tests can include:

Blood sample examination:

Kidney function tests measure the number of waste products in your blood, such as creatinine and urea.

Imaging tests :

Your doctor may use ultrasonography to examine the shape and size of your kidneys. Additional imaging tests may be required in some cases.

Urine sample tests :

A urine sample can reveal anomalies that indicate chronic kidney failure and aid in determining the cause of chronic kidney disease.

Tissue biopsy:

A kidney biopsy, which includes taking a sample of kidney tissue, may be recommended by your doctor. A long, thin needle is introduced through your skin and into your kidney during a kidney biopsy, which is usually done under a local anesthetic. A biopsy sample is sent to a lab for analysis to determine what's wrong with your kidneys.

Treatment options involved in chronic kidney failure include :

Kidney failure treatment normally involves taking steps to control indications and symptoms, decrease complications, and delay the disease's course. If your kidneys are severely damaged, you may need treatment for end-stage renal disease.

The first step in kidney failure treatment involves treating the main cause of the condition.

Dialysis : When your kidneys lose 90% of their function, dialysis is used to eliminate waste products and excess fluid from your blood. During hemodialysis, a machine extracts waste and excess fluids from your blood.

In peritoneal dialysis, a tiny tube inserted into your abdomen fills your abdominal cavity with a dialysis solution that absorbs waste and excess fluids. As the dialysis solution drains from your body, it picks up the waste.

Kidney transplantation : A kidney transplant involves surgically implanting a healthy kidney from a donor into your body. Kidneys can be transplanted from both living and deceased donors.

To prevent your body from rejecting the new organ after a transplant, you'll need to take drugs for the rest of your life.

FAQ Questions? Answered!

Kidney damage treatment normally includes taking steps to control indications and symptoms, decrease complications, and delay the disease's course. You may need to undergo treatment for end-stage renal disease in case your kidneys are badly damaged.
The most common signs of poor kidney function can include sudden weight loss, poor appetite, swollen ankles, extreme fatigue, spotting blood in urine, difficulty in sleeping, and increased urge to pee especially at night.
The following signs may present themselves when your renal condition worsens. Nausea and vomiting, muscle cramps, lack of appetite, swelling in the feet and ankles, dry, itchy skin, shortness of breath, difficulty sleeping, and urinating too much or too little are some of the symptoms that people experience.
Constipation is quite common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and is caused by a reduction in intestinal motility. This chronic illness impacts patients' quality of life.
Ninety percent or more of those who have this illness do not know it. It is estimated that as many as 20% of persons with CKD are unaware that they have advanced stages of the illness. Due to the fact that chronic kidney disease (CKD) symptoms aren't often immediately obvious, those who have it may go undiagnosed for years.

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Our Department of Nephrology has treated over 50,000+ patients with chronic kidney disease over the last 47 years. Our highly experienced Nephrologists will ensure you receive the best chronic kidney disease treatment in Coimbatore.

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Our highly experienced kidney disease doctors have immense experience in providing chronic kidney disease treatment in Coimbatore.

Dr. N. CHEZHIYAN
MBBS., MD., DM (Nephrology) Consultant Nephrologist & HOD

Dr. N. Chezhiyan is a Consultant Nephrologist & HOD of the Department of Nephrology at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital. He has over 27+ years of experience and is a specialist in Haemodialysis/ CAPD.

Dr. G. MADHU SHANKAR
MD, DM(Nephro) (AIIMS), SCH(ASH), Clinical Fellowship (Toronto) Consultant Nephrologist

Dr. G. Madhu Shankar is a Consultant Nephrologist of the Department of Nephrology at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital. He has over 8 years of experience and is a specialist in treating acute renal diseases.

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