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Hi, my grandfather is suffering from kidney disease. His creatinine level has reached 8.9 today. A homeopathy treatment or dialysis? Please suggest.

Dialysis,, I don't know what homeopathic treatments there are, but if he wants to live, a man with a creatinine like that should get dialysis asap. This means that there are build- ups of waste products in his body which affect its function, so get him there as soon as you can. Good luck. Read more...

Is there a treatment for boarder line kidney disease?

Drink lots of fluid. and stay away from drugs like ibuprofen and naproxen, etc. Keep your BP under good control,stay away from salty foods. Read more...

What's the treatment for chronic kidney disease?

Dialysis. When your kidneys function less than 6 cc per minute calculated filtration rate, you should go on dialysis. Normal rate is about 60-75cc per minute. Unless you get chest pain , shortness of breath or severe swelling, you may not be ble to tell the difference between mild, moderte and severe kidney disease. You should bemonitored by a kidney specialist. Read more...
Treatment of CKD. The treatment depends on what stage chronic kidney disease (ckd) you have. Most patients do not need treatment until their parathyroid hormone levels start to increase and they are placed on vit. D analogues. If their phosphorus(p) is high, they are placed on p binders after meals. If their hemoglobin is low, they are placed on medicines to increase their blood count. Ask your nephrologist. Read more...

What kind of physician specializes in the treatment of kidney disease?

Me:) A kidney specialist is called a Nephrologist. Typically after you finish medical school and three years of internal medicine residency you need to undergo 2-3 years of additional training in kidney disease. Read more...

My mom has chronic kidney disease. Is there any treatment available?

Plenty. Avoid nephrotoxins. Control risk factors for worsening ( htn, dm, etc.) begin medications with renal protective effect ( ace-i ). Get hooked up with nephrologist. Read more...

What is the new treatment for poly cystic kidney disease? Rather than life style modification by diet and water

Not yet. . There are several experimental medications undergoing evaluation in clinical trials, however at this time in the us there is no specific medicinal treatment for PKD other than supportive care. Blood pressure control is paramount, and some evidence suggests ace inhibitors as being first line agents. Follow the advice of your nephrologist. Best of luck. Read more...

What is the best treatment for costochondritis if I cannot take anti-inflammatory medications due to chronic kidney disease?

Topical Ice. Initially topical ice is probably the best choice. If after a few days this is not resolving, a doctor with the appropriate training could consider doing a steroid injection in the affected cartilage. Read more...