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What Should You Do if You Have Fluid Retention in Your Abdomen from CKD Stage 3

2015-05-26 11:50

What Should You Do if You Have Fluid Retention in Your Abdomen from CKD Stage 3CKD stage 3 means your kidneys are damaged moderately so that there will appear some symptoms and complications, such as fluid retention. What should you do if you have fluid retention in your abdomen from CKD stage 3? After reading this article, you will find the answer.

How does CKD cause fluid retention in your abdomen?

With CKD stage 3, your glomeruli may become leaky so that massive protein spills into urine so that protein in the blood decreases, causing hypoproteinemia. Hypoproteinemia can lead to swelling in whole body. In severe cases, it cause fluid retention in your abdomen.

Ways to help you remove fluid from your abdomen

-First, you should stop protein leakage. Steroids and other immunosuppressants are the drugs of first choice, because they can quickly inhibit kidney inflammation and decrease the permeability of capillaries to reduce protein leakage.

-If protein in the blood is very low, you should supplement moderate protein.

-When your protein leakage is under controlled and protein in the blood recovers, fluid retention can be treated. If there is only slight fluid retention, you can leave it uncontrolled, because your body can reabsorb it gradually. If there are still large quantity of fluid in the abdomen, you may have to drain the ascites, but the precondition is still that you have controlled proteinuria, or it will cause fluid retention again.

-In diet, you should limit the intake of fluid and sodium.

Though those western medicines can help you control symptoms, they can not repair the damaged kidneys, so there is still risk for you to have fluid retention. The fundamental way is to resume your kidney function. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are many therapies to help you, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture and various Medicinal Soup, etc. They can set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing and provide the essential nutrients to speed up kidney recovery. When you recover from CKD stage 3, its associated symptoms will disappear.

What should you do if you have fluid retention in your abdomen from CKD stage 3? Severe fluid retention in abdomen can make you breathless so as to threaten your life, so it is necessary for you to receive treatment as early as possible. The above information is very general. If you would like to know more detailed information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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