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Kidney problem with creatinine 4.9, advised angioplasty, on AV fistula. Now constipated. Home remedy ?

my father is of 58 yr old. He is having kidney problem. His creatinine level is 4.9 He is not started with dialysis . Doctor has told not to give water more than 1liter n saltless, oil less diet food . Also doctor suggested about angioplasty.His treatment is started by putting AV fistula . Now the problem is he is not going for motion everyday. He will go 3 days once. Can u please suggest a home remedy for it.
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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Your father is suffering from kidney disease and Chronic Renal Failure,as creatinine level is 4.9mg% this is the level where he will require Hemodialysis so formation of AV fistula is prepration for HD later on.
Urine out put is decrrasing that is why fluid and salt are restrictrd.
He should take care of diet and take adequate amouunt of fibre in diet to avoid constipation and you can request treating Physician to give a prescription of laxative which will help him,
Once his Kidney function improves he can plan to undergo angiography with Angioplasty.
Tkae Care.
Good Luck.
Answered: Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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