The kidney filters the byproduct and toxin from the blood and extracts the useful nutrient, minerals, and electrolytes for the body to functions. The kidney also filters the water and use the water and toxin to filter it out from the body through the urinary tract. the kidney also regulates the substance level in the bloodstream and adequate amount of water in the body.
The toxin from the body is removed by the kidney which may cause harm in the body if it stays. The acute kidney failure or acute renal failure can occur which any when kidney loss the ability of flirtation of toxin and byproduct from the body.
There is a number of reasons what causes acute kidney failure. When the flow of the blood is hindered and it fails to reach the kidney for filtration. Other causes are the failure of the kidney to take the urine out from organs. In some cases, the kidney fails in function to filter the fluid and pass out from the kidney to the bladder.
Treatment For Acute Kidney Failure
The treatment solely depends on the reasons of function failure and amount of toxin accumulation as a result. Once the cause is ruled out serval treatment options are available which includes;
Self-care or Home Remedies
Some patient does mistake in tarrying some homes remedies to overcome or deal with the symptoms of hydration and other symptoms. In many cases, dialysis is required to purify the blood and take out the toxin out.
Home care is only possible when a patient has the facility of nursing and important equipment. In any way, hospital dialysis is recommended.
Homes care is important when the patient went under dialysis and he is required to follow changes in the diet and lifestyle changes. The diet with protein, potassium and the food which can increase uric acid are not recommended.
There is different medication for acute kidney failure which includes;
• Antibiotic medication for dealing with infection and elevating the immune system
• For increasing the urine output some medication like Diuretic water pills
• To balance the level of electrolytes and minerals like calcium and potassium are prescribed. Other medication to balance the acidic level of the fluid in the body.
If the toxin level in the blood to increase the temporary dialysis is required. This hemodialysis removes the toxin from the blood and also take up the excess body fluid. While the patients are taking medication for healing dialysis helps out the body to extract the potassium level from the bloodstream. The machine pumps the blood and purifies it through artificial kidney and then blood is a return to the body.
Many people improve the situation when the cause of acute kidney failure is ruled out and treated and patient don’t need any more hemodialysis. The normal kidney functions restore. The doctor advised the patient to prevent the causes for future. These precautions include avoiding food with added salt. And to limit the food with potassium and phosphorus.