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What is the Prognosis for Chronic Renal Failure?

CRF is often slow in its onset and progression. The rate of progression is variable but usually renal function steadily declines resulting in end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Once ESRD is reached the patient requires renal replacement treatment in form of dialysis or kidney transplant. If this is not provided the patient's life is endangered due to fluid overload and accumulation of toxins in the blood. 

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My father will be undergoing dialysis starting today twice in a week.He is 63.Both his kidneys are not functioning.I have just 2 queries. 1. can the no of dialysis be reduced from 2[in a week] to 1 in the near future?if so what are the things that needs to be done? 2. Any other alternative that can be suggested other than dialysis/transplant.Giving medicines cant be an option? please advise
amlan18 Wednesday, July 17, 2013
my brother of 18 yr old is diagnosed as chronic renal failure with the creatinine value 12, urea 150, hb 6, urine albumin , bp 140/90,without any edema and other symptoms. he is having fatigue may be because of anaemia and normal urine output. the cause is still unknown.how long can he live? whether can he do kidney transplant without dialysi? any other options are there than dialysis and transplantation? family members are so tensed? where can he continue his studies?
SarikaSanthakumar Sunday, September 23, 2012
Can a Kidney Transplant procedure be considered as a treatment for Chronic Renal Failure related to the Polycystic Kidney Disease? This question is from the perspective that even after the post operative phase, life long medication is required to sustain the Transplant.
VS2011 Saturday, September 15, 2012
I am overweight and miserable. I am not currently on dialysis and would like to lose weight. If I eat the current high-protein diet I have been put on, I will never lose weight! HELP.
Nannie40 Saturday, May 12, 2012
I live in Lakeland, Florida my father has kidney failure he has been on dialyis for two years now which now he is at the ESRD...End stage of renal disease..that is the white lining developes around the kidney and draws up to nothing,no longer functioning.It is a proving fact that the FDA states the three kinds of medication to produce red blood cells is very dangerous and has caused alot of deaths NOTE:IF YOU HAVE HYPERTENION, DO NOT TAKE MEDICATION...Now what do you do for red blood cells???Kidney patients are not surpose to get blood trans..my father has to get blood trans quite often and now he has congested heart failture,which is from the medication to produce red blood cells or blood trans or BOTH...Is this a catch 22 situation??? My Question is..I know there are other things to produce red blood cells.I need to know what they are..I have heard that some steriods produce red cells..Your red cell count is surpose to read 13 to 14 count i believe..last month my fathers got down to 6.9!!!and more fluid developes around the heart...This is terrible..I pray every day for those you have kidney failture I watch what my father goes through..I hope i didnt effect anyone in a bad way with what i had to say in this comment box..Thank You and GOD BLESS...Tammy Hamann............
tkhamann Monday, September 26, 2011
Stem cell can produce red blood cells
skdh-03 Monday, October 03, 2011
If you had all the symptoms of acute renal failure listed on Web MD, but none of them were all that bad, and you felt pretty much normal would you go to the Emergency room, wait and make a doctors appointment, or just chalk it up to being overly sensitive and a hypochondriac? acute renal failure symptoms
sukhwinder Monday, February 07, 2011
what are the symtoms of kidney failure and can a patient eat the fish to improve the blood or meat or chicken which is mostly advised.Prem
premraj Tuesday, July 14, 2009
fish,chicken[except skin and liver and other organs],lean meat,milk,egg white are all okay, but the amount should be limited depending on your kidney function.
skdh-03 Monday, October 03, 2011
the article was good
sruthi Wednesday, November 19, 2008

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