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Have bilateral severe renal parenchymal disease. Looking for remedy

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Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2013 in Kidney Conditions
Question: My mom has been diagnosed with "bilateral severe renal parenchymal disease". I have attached her reports. What are the best remedies?
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 38 minutes later
Hello
Thanks for your query.

Based on the facts and reports that you have posted, it appears that your mother is having Bilateral Renal Paranchymal disease which is confirmed by her raised serum creatinine (6.7mg/dl).

Since this is an end stage disease, there are no chances of diseased parenchyma to recover.
There are only two options before you: first to consult a skilled neurologist and get her dialyzed frequently at regular intervals to keep her serum creatinine in control at near normal levels.

Alternate option is to go for renal transplant if you can get good healthy, young preferably related matching Kidney donor. Please note that she has to be on immunosupressant drugs throughout her life which is very costly affair.

You have to consider all aspects before taking any decision.

Please feel free to ask if you have any more questions. I shall be happy to help you.

Regards,

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My mother has been suffering from Kidney disease. She never had any problem with BP or Blood Sugar but he has been declared to have bilateral renal parenchyma disease since 2005.

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