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Can Stomach Flu Shut Your Kidneys Down

2015-02-12 03:47

Q:

My kidneys only function at 19%. Recently I got stomach flu. Can stomach flu shut my kidneys down or make the percentage drop even more?

A:

Can Stomach Flu Shut Your Kidneys Down Kidney function 19% means you are in stage 4 kidney disease. In this stage, a lot of waste products build up in the blood, which may impair all body systems of your body, such as intestinal tract system and immune system. Stomach flu is not really a flu. It is caused by a virus that attacks your gastrointestinal system. Therefore, it is also known as gastroenteritis. With stomach flu, you will have diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomit, fever, poor appetite, weight lose, a lot of sweat, muscle pain and some other clinical manifestation.

Stomach flu may impair your kidney function.

Severe vomit and diarrhea make you become very dehydrated and have electrolyte disorders, which may make the percentage drop even more. In such case, you should go to the hospital as soon as possible to prevent kidney function declining. Otherwise, you may have to do dialysis to maintain your life.

Treatment for kidney failure to prevent stomach flu

Kidney is a very important organ associated with your whole body. If you want to prevent stomach flu, it is necessary for you to protect your kidney function. In stage 4 CKD, we recommend a set of systemic treatment consisted of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Mai Kang and decoction. They can draw out toxins from the blood to reduce their damage to your body. They can also strengthen your immune system to help you fight against those virus and bacteria. Moreover, they can improve blood circulation to speed up kidney recovery. After a period of treatment, you will find you become energetic, symptoms associated with kidney disease disappear and your kidney function is promoted.

Can stomach flu shut your kidneys down? Maybe it can. Therefore, early treatment is needed to stop stomach flu and protect your remaining kidney function so as to avoid dialysis. If you can send your medical test report to kidneycares@hotmail.com, our doctor can help you make a personalized treatment plan for free.

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