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What Stage Is It with A GFR of 38

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What Stage Is It with A GFR of 38
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is an index of renal function. According to GFR, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is classified into five stages. What stage is it with a GFR of 38? Read on to learn more information.

5 Stages of CKD

-Stage 1 with normal or high GFR (GFR > 90 mL/min)

-Stage 2 Mild CKD (GFR = 60-89 mL/min)

-Stage 3A Moderate CKD (GFR = 45-59 mL/min)

-Stage 3B Moderate CKD (GFR = 30-44 mL/min)

-Stage 4 Severe CKD (GFR = 15-29 mL/min)

-Stage 5 End Stage CKD (GFR <15 mL/min)

Normal GFR varies according to age, sex and body size, and declines with age. But your GFR is quite lower than the normal range. From the above, we can see that you are in stage 3B CKD. Do you know what causes your kidney damage? Different types of kidney disease have different decrease rate. For example,

IgA Nephropathy: 1.4 ml/min per year

Hypertensive Nephropathy: 2-10.4 ml/min per year

Membranous Nephropathy: 3.2 ml/min

Chronic nephritis: 4.6-9.5 ml/min

Diabetic Nephropathy: 0-12.6 ml/min

From the annual decline rate, you can estimate how long you will go into stage 5. If you do not want your disease to develop quickly, you should take treatment as early as possible.

Treatment for GFR 38

Besides conventional symptomatic treatment, you need a systemic treatment. In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, we often use Toxin-Removing Treatment, also known as Detoxification Therapy. This treatment can cleanse the accumulated waste products in the blood so as to reduce their damage to your body systems. It can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so that enough essential elements such as oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. Besides, it can restore the balance of anti-inflammatory cytokines and pro-inflammatory cytokines to reduce renal inflammation and control the disease from getting worse.

-After about one week’s treatment, you will see floccules in urine, which are those wastes being passed out.

-After about half month’s treatment, your weakness, back pain, swelling, anemia, proteinuria, hematuria and so on will get relieved.

-After about one month’s treatment, your disease will be under control, and GFR will increase gradually.

What stage is it with a GFR of 38? It is stage 3 CKD. Although it is not very serious, you need to attach importance so as to stop the progression. For more information on CKD stage 3 treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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