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Does Foamy Urine Mean Stage 3 CKD Is Getting Worse

I have stage 3 kidney disease. Does foamy urine mean the disease is getting worse?

Topic: CKD Live Doctor CKD Symptoms Proteinuria

Foamy urine means there is protein in urine, while proteinuria is a common symptom of CKD. Only such a symptom we can hardly tell whether your disease is getting worse or not. But if you have persistent protein leakage for a long time, it is likely for your kidney function to go down further. Therefore, once you have protein urine, you had better do tests to find out your 24h urine protein and then take corresponding measures.

If your 24h urine protein is less than 1g, you can use ACEI or ARBs.

You may doubt about these two drugs, because they are often used to treat high blood pressure. In fact, they can decrease the pressure inside glomeruli so as to reduce protein leakage.

If your 24h urine protein is more than 1g, steroids and immunosuppressants can be used.

These two drugs can help inhibit kidney inflammation and decrease the permeability of blood vessels so as to reduce proteinuria. But they usually have a number of side effects, such as weight gain, moon face, fatigue, mood swing, etc. Therefore, they can not be used for long-term.

If you would like to try some natural remedies, we recommend Chinese medicine.

In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital, Toxin-Removing Treatment is often used. It is a combined Chines medicine treatment, which takes advantage of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy and so on to expel waste products from body so as to make internal environment good for kidney self-healing. It can also improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into damaged kidneys to supply them with enough essential elements to speed up kidney recovery. After about half month’s treatment, your proteinuria will decrease. And with treatment going on, your kidney function will be restored, and then proteinuria will turn negative, and it won’t relapse so easily.

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