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Will it be possible to cure chronic kidney disease when the report says 40% damage ?

Hi , My wife age 22 has consulted a Neprologist and undergone Biopsy. Report says 40% of kidney damage. Her BP often gets above normal range and she encounters serious back pain . This is the first week of prescription and she is having Shelcal and Waysolone 20 mg thrice a day. Her creatine level is fluctuting between 2.1 to 2.4. Doc says lets wait and watch and can not conclude weather it s a permanant damage or curable. Also, she had to terminate her pregnancy a few weeks ago for the above reason.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012
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There is no complete or permanent cure for CKD(chronic Kidney Disease).. you must ask her to continue the medications... only around 70 to 80% of kidney function can be restored... Once her creatinine level comes to normal, BP is in normal range she can plan for pregnancy...
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Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic forum.
There are no specific drugs that can actually cure a chronic kidney disease. Prevention is the only treatment.The creatinine level will tell if she needs a dialysis or not. Getting the pregnancy terminated is not a solution. She will have to take that much of risk to have a baby.
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