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Dialysis kidney issue
My mother had creatinine level 6. After treatment she had been put on dialysis thrice a week. According to doctors her kidney has shrunk down from normal size. And hence they cannot do biopsy n tell whether it's AKI or CKD. Is there any alternative for dialysis as its hectic process for mother. She was working but couldn't now due to the same. Please suggest.
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Hello There, If doctor has already concluded the Final diagnosis of CKD/AKI; and diagnostic tests showing the shrunken Kidney size then Dialysis is the only option. If Serum Creatinine level is going upto 6 again and again then it shows Kidneys are not working properly and need external support like Dialysis;  to throw out all toxins out of the body.
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Continue Dialysis as per the schedule. Monitor patient's serum creatinine level.
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