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Is there any substitute for dialysis ?

hi ,my father is 76 years old and has renial kidney faliure.currently he is on capd.is there any way to take him off dialysis.he has been on hemodialysis for four months but was uncomfortable with that because he was loosing weight very rapidly and also his taste for food was becoming bad,consequently he started getting weak,but now with capd he has started gaining weight and also signs of weakness are going down.he has no other problem,his sugar is normal,he is not a bp patient and his critnene is around 8.but may i request any method which u can recomend by which his kidneys can start working again or he can be taken off dialysis.thank u.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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your father is having renalfailure
the treating doctor will guide you best with differnt treatment options which are not much
hope your father's pain is relieved and gets well
Answered: Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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