Viber/Whatsapp:+8615512139310 Email: kidneyservice@hotmail.com | Sitemap | RSS

Kidney Service China has always thrived on word of mouth. Our patients are our best advocates. read more

Whether you're a kidney disease patient or a doctor, we look forward to your visit.read more

Type your question and click GO. See the tips from experts for your own conditions. read more

What does each kidney disease treatment feel like? Find the best answer here.

Clean, quiet and well-equipped ward is always the best choice for patient.

Want more details about treatment efficiency and service quality? Read their stories!

Worried about inpatient life in an oversea hospital? Click here and find the truth!

At What Stage Should I See A Kidney Specialist And My GFR Is 40

At What Stage Should I See A Kidney Specialist And My GFR Is 40Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is divided into five stages according to patient’s GFR, and if patient’s GFR is 40, he is in stage 3 CKD.

While patients with CKD often has this question: at what stage should I see a kidney specialist? So, should patient to see a kidney specialist if his GFR is 40?

Should patients with GFR 40 see a kidney specialist?

Patient with GFR 40 may feel fine about his body health, and he may think he does not need to a kidney specialist if he feels fine.

For healthy people, his normal GFR level is 125ml/min, so if people’s low GFR is caused by kidney disease, and if patient’s GFR is 40, patient’s kidney function has been damaged severely.

In fact, our kidneys shave strong metabolic ability and strong compensation, so even if patient’s GFR is 40, patient may not have obvious health problems in his body. But patient’s condition will be harder to control if patient’s condition go worse. And if patient’s GFR drops to 30ml/min, he will be in stage 4 CKD, which means patient may need dialysis before long.

At what stage should patient see a kidney specialist?

Generally speaking, patient will not have obvious health problem if his has half normal kidney function, but as we have said, if patient has kidney disease, patient’s condition will be easier to control if he has more normal kidney function. Besides, CKD will progress gradually, and patient often can not realize he has chronic kidney disease until obvious problems or signs appears.

Thereby, if patient has kidney disease, patient should see a kidney specialist as early as possible.Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is divided into five stages according to patient’s GFR, and if patient’s GFR is 40, he is in stage 3 CKD.

While patients with CKD often has this question: at what stage should I see a kidney specialist? So, should patient to see a kidney specialist if his GFR is 40?

Should patients with GFR 40 see a kidney specialist?

Patient with GFR 40 may feel fine about his body health, and he may think he does not need to a kidney specialist if he feels fine.

For healthy people, his normal GFR level is 125ml/min, so if people’s low GFR is caused by kidney disease, and if patient’s GFR is 40, patient’s kidney function has been damaged severely.

In fact, our kidneys shave strong metabolic ability and strong compensation, so even if patient’s GFR is 40, patient may not have obvious health problems in his body. But patient’s condition will be harder to control if patient’s condition go worse. And if patient’s GFR drops to 30ml/min, he will be in stage 4 CKD, which means patient may need dialysis before long.

At what stage should patient see a kidney specialist?

Generally speaking, patient will not have obvious health problem if his has half normal kidney function, but as we have said, if patient has kidney disease, patient’s condition will be easier to control if he has more normal kidney function. Besides, CKD will progress gradually, and patient often can not realize he has chronic kidney disease until obvious problems or signs appears.

Thereby, if patient has kidney disease, patient should see a kidney specialist as early as possible.

  • Tag: CKD Basics
  • previous:Renal Osteopathy: Symptoms, Cause, Treatment
    next:How To Lower High Phosphorus Caused By Kidney Disease

    Leave your question here, so kidney experts will give you the answer in 24 hours.

    Full Name:
    Age:
    Kidney Disease:
    Country:
    Email: *
    Phone Number:
    Skype:
    Whatsapp:
    Viber:
    Disease Description:
    Medical Report:


    Make an Appointment with Our Renal Expert Team in Your Country