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    GFR Under 60 with Slight Swelling: Should I Be Concerned

    Questions :" Should I be concerned when my GFR is less than 60? I do feel good aside from the slight swelling on my feet. Please give me some advice. Thank you in advance! "

    Time: by 2015-11-22 09:29 

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    GFR Under 60 with Slight Swelling: Should I Be ConcernedAccording to GFR, kidney disease is divided into five stages. If your GFR level is low, your kidneys are not working as well as they should. Generally speaking, a GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate) below 60 for three months or a GFR 60 with kidney damage indicates Chronic Kidney Disease. And the kidney damage can be moderate or even severe. Now, you are still asymptomatic aside from slight edema. It indicates that your kidney damage is not very severe, but it is enough to draw your highly attention to your kidneys health. Because the damaged kidneys have failed to discharge extra fluid and sodium out of the body fully and timely. That’s also because why you have slight swelling on your feet. Therefore, it is important to do further tests for finding out the underlying of low GFR level and receive correct treatments as soon as possible.

    If you have recent test reports, you also can attach them to ckdstage@hotmail.com or add my Whatsapp+8615226572289. After analyzing, you will get the individualized treatment within 24 hours!

    By the way, here are some general suggestions for improving renal function. First, it is important to develop Diet plan, which includes low-protein diet, low-salt diet, low-phosphorus diet, low-potassium diet and high vitamins food. Then, it is necessary to have healthy lifestyles. Last but not least, receiving correct treatments plays an important role in slowing down progression of illness condition. To know more, please contact us!

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