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Fluid management in dialysis patients

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Shoulder pain: This is usually due to some air that has got in and is irritating the diaphragm.
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
Peritonitis: You seem to have peritonitis (infection of the peritoneum) which causes abdominal pain and turbid PD fluid and need antibiotics immediately! Shoulder ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Pain on PD: This question is clearer - turbid fluid indicates infection. Infection will cause these symptoms. Call your doctor and PD nurse.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Check liver: This sounds like a very serious problem. The yellow eyes suggests jaundice and liver dysfunction. In the setting of kidney and heart problems, too, i ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Do not see any reason why this would be a problem, and with your medical history, a COVID-19 vaccination appears a wise idea.
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Dr. Jason Kline
Nephrology and Dialysis 20 years experience
Avoid decongestants.: Best to check with your nephrologist for specific advice that is tailored to you. Many cold medicines with decongestants can raise blood pressure and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Dialysis diet: Patients on dialysis need to have diet that are special to them. If they are not diabetic, the usual diet is a two gram sodium, 2 gram potassium and 8... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
30 years experience
7-14 days: If a long time dialysis patient stops dialysis, not because of recovery of function, the average 10 days. Usually death occurs between 7-14 days. So... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hale
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
In-center dialysis: Your home training facility should have an in-center hemodialysis facility nearby that is available in he event you are unable to perform your home di... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: You should bring to and discuss your concern of insomnia with your treating Doc so how to implement lifestyle and behavioral modification, possible us... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
See below : Prescribing for pts on dialysis can be challenging. Many drugs are not cleared by the kidneys. The drug’s clearance and therapeutic index determine if... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Dialysis Patients: should take NOTHING in the way of Nutritional additions, Vitamins , Herbals etc etc etc WITHOUT CLEARANCE FROM their RENAL Physician!!! Hope this is... Read More