Diabetes is hard to manage. You can get a comprehensive understanding of the disease here and get the information about the latest treatments and get professional advices. read more

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a brand-new therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicines dating back thousands of years ago. It combines the essences of herbal medicines read more

Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat Kidney Disease in clinic. It refers to use one or more than one hormone medicines to suppress the over-reactive immune reaction read more

Patients are suggested to treat kidney disease first before they get pregnant read more

If you are diagnosed with Kidney Disease, you should talk to your doctor about starting an exercise read more

Foods and Drinks play an important role in Kidney Disease patients read more

Kidney Disease News and Events read more

In every week, a famous experienced renal medicine specialist will be invited to help diagnose and evaluate inpatient's disease condition, offering detailed therapeutic schedule. read more

Font Size A A A

How to Help Renal Failure People Get Rid of Bad Taste and Smell


2013-01-01 16:58

Bad taste and smell is commonly seen among people with renal failure. If these problems occur, nothing tastes good—not even water. It can cause poor appetite and make them immerse in bad mood. Why do renal failure patients have bad taste and smell and how to help them get rid of these problems?

Kidneys can filter blood and remove metabolic products and excess fluids from blood by producing urine. However, in renal failure, the kidneys are less efficient to work. Consequently, high levels of wastes, such as urea nitrogen, creatinine, uric acid etc build up in body. Afterwards, the urea nitrogen will decompose into ammonia under the effect of urease in intestinal tract. The ammonia will stimulate the intestinal mucosa thus resulting in bad taste and smell. Therefore, the bad taste and smell in renal failure is associated with the high level of blood urea nitrogen (BUN).

How to get rid of bad taste and smell in renal failure?

1. Pay more attention to dental hygiene. You should brush teeth at least twice a day in the morning after getting up and again before going to bed. Also they should garble with mouthwash after brushing to kill any remaining bacteria.

2. You should always carry gum. It can help relieve the bad taste and smell.

3. Usually, once people with renal failure start dialysis, they will no longer have the issues. Dialysis can clear metabolic wastes, thus relieving bad taste and smell.

However, the above are only aid measures in managing the problems. The causes of bad taste and smell in renal failure are due to kidney impairment.

Therefore, the treatment should restore the impaired kidneys and improve the excretion function of the native kidneys. Once the kidneys are restored very well, they will recover their normal filtration function and the metabolic wastes will be excreted from body normally. Afterwards, the bad tastes and smell in mouth will disappear.




What else you want to know:
Make An Appointment Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
How can I get this treatment?
How can I get this treatment in my countries?
How much does this treatment cost?
What is the duration if I receive this treatment in your hospital?
What should I prepare to your hospital except visa?
How can I go to your hospital?

Gender:
Name:
Age:
Country:
(+area code)Phone Number:
Whatsapp :
Disease Description:
contact us
Kidney Failure Questionnaire
patient story

Patient Story

Latest Articles

Kidney Disease:
Information :
symptoms treatment
diet&fitness