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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Don't Really Know: Have spent a bunch of time researching your question and can find no good answer. It is reported to improve renal function in some patients and there ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Dialysis: Darkening of the skin in dialysis patients is thought to be due to sun exposure and the build up certain chemicals in the body die to renal failure.
Dr. Donald Steinmuller
32 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Increased pigment: Kidney failure often causes increased pigmentation similar to tanning. The mechanism may be related to molecules and toxins that build up and are inc ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: You will get most pertinent answer for this Q from the treating nephrologist who oversees dialysis, since this doc possesses more clinically relevant ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: I would strongly advise you against swimming or taking a bath. On the other hand if you cover your catheter exit site with plastic wrap and tape you c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
It acts: As a means by which you can take blood out, run it through the machine (acting as the kidneys) and returning it to the body. It connects blood in the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Cannot be exact: Dialysis is a far from perfect therapy and transplantation is always preferred. Dialysis is associated with increased risks whether or not the person ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
10 years experience Family Medicine
Call your: Dr..... Withour more detail i an not provide more, however with what you did provide i would suggest you call your dr or be seen in an ed.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Clean & Squeeze: Dialysis is both about cleaning (dialysis) the blood of toxins and squeezing (ultra-filtering) excess fluid out. Both functions are done constantly in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Benz
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Not clear on your question. Patients can live decades on dialysis. Usually depends on one's age and other illnesses.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Dialysis: It is best to ask your Nephrologist this question, as they know what is right and needed for you and your situation.

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