ESRD means end stage of renal disease. It is the development result of chronic kidney disease. Further more, here are also some acute factors that can also lead to ESRD like acute hypertension, acute infection, fever, medicine wrongly taking and so on.
It is important to make clear about the causes of ESRD to prevent taking wrong treatment.
“What symptoms dose ESRD have? ” This is the frequent question among patients. The symptoms are different in early stage of ESRD and at the end of of ESRD. So it is helpful to note the disease early if you know the symptoms. And doctor can give correct treatment according to different symptoms. At the end of stage, not only kidneys, but also other organs can be damaged which is dangerous for patients.
You need to change your diet when you are on dialysis for end-stage renal disease (kidney failure). You will need more protein than you did before you started dialysis. You may need to limit salt and fluids. You also may need to limit minerals such as potassium and phosphorus. A diet for end-stage renal disease takes planning. A dietitian who specializes in kidney disease can help you plan meals that meet your needs.
Or you can firstly follow some suggestions we give to you.
Once your chronic kidney disease has become end-stage, doctor will suggest you either receive a kidney transplant or undergo dialysis continually. Without dialysis or a transplant, some complications can damage your whole body in short time which is emergency.
After you've received a kidney transplant, you'll need several weeks to recover. You'll also need to take immunosuppressant medicine daily after your transplant to help prevent your body from rejecting the new kidney.
Many patients don’t want dialysis or transplant and they find us for conservative treatment. If you also need help, please read the following information.