When your kidney function is only 15%, you may be on CKD stage5. Stage 5 usually requires dialysis to maintain you life quality. However, in some cases, the patients reject any treatment. Can you live on 15% kidney function without treatment?
Can you on 15% kidney function without treatment?
With 15% kidney function left, your kidneys are no longer able to remove waste and fluids from the body effectively which leads to a build-up of toxins in the blood. Thereby, most people with 15% kidney function left need Dialysis or kidney transplant.
If you refuse all treatment, it is possible to live for a period of time. And the lifespan differs from person to person. It may range from several weeks to about several months. How long can you live with 15% kidney function without treatment depends on your own conditions. If you have Diabetes and High Blood pressure, you may live a short life with poor quality. If you have a good general health, you may live a longer full life.
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What should you do with 15% kidney function?
How to manage a better kidney with 15% kidney function? The key is to improve the kidney function while uses kidney replacement treatment to sustain life.
- Dialysis. Dialysis is used to remove the toxins in the blood, so as to sustain your life and alleviate symptoms, such as High Creatinine Level and High Blood Pressure.
- Kidney Transplant. When you are entering Kidney Failure stage, it is time for you to seek a donor. Kidney transplant is still a good choice to reverse kidney damage and live a normal life. However, if you still have not found potential donor, you should always try to treatments which can improve or maintain you kidney function.
- Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a natural remedy which helps repair the damaged kidney tissues and improve kidney function. As long as you can maintain or improve the kidney function, you have the chance to live a normal life, before you find a cure for your condition.Previous：Traditional Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture for CKD