When Your GFR Is 33, Does It Mean You Are Close to Stage 4 CKD

2018-03-30 15:58

Question: When your GFR number is 33, does that mean you are close to stage 4 kidney disease?

When Your GFR Is 33, Does It Mean You Are Close to Stage 4 CKDAnswer: According to GFR, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is classified into five stages. In stage 3 kidney disease, GFR is 30-59, and in stage 4, GFR is 15-29. Now your GFR is 33, which is near stage 4. Once you go into stage 4, you may have to prepare for dialysis or kidney transplant. If you still want to lead a normal life, you had better take treatment as early as possible to halt the progression of disease.

What does stage 4 kidney disease mean?

In stage 4, your kidneys are damaged more than before, so more symptoms and complications will present, and you will feel more uncomfortable. Because from stage 4 to stage 5, it takes usually very short time. Doctors usually recommend patients to prepare for dialysis and kidney transplant.

Treatment for stage 3 renal patients to stop the progression

Besides symptomatic treatment, you should try to repair kidney damage and promote renal function. If there is not such a treatment in the local, you can come to Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital to try Toxin-Removing Treatment.

This treatment is also known as Detoxification Therapy. It is consisted of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy, Steam Therapy, etc. It can clear waste products and extra fluid from renal inherent cells and blood to make internal environment good for kidney self-healing and other medication application. It can also expand blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so that enough essential elements can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. After about one week’s treatment, your cold limbs will turn warm. And urine will become cloudy due to the existence of wastes. After about half month’s treatment, weakness, back pain, swelling, proteinuria and so on will get relieved greatly. After about one month’s treatment, your GFR will be increasing gradually. Keep on treatment for a period of time, the effect will be better.

When your GFR is 33, it means you are close to stage 4 CKD. If you do not want it to happen, aggressive treatment is needed. For more information on CKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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