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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Epsom salt is Magnesium Sulfate and ingesting excess magnesium while on dialysis is not a real good idea. I strongly urge you to talk with your docto ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
Yes if kldney fail: If concomitant kidney failure , then dialysis will get rid of fluid overload symptoms.
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It can help remove the excess fluid when diuretics no longer work but it doesn't change the prognosis or fix the underlying problem. It's used as a la ... Read More
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Multisystem organ failure is difficult with poor outcomes but dialysis can relieve fluid overload but if we're really talking about end stage CHF prog ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cleansing of blood: Dialysis is the cleansing of the blood through an artificial membrane. It replaces some of the physiologic functions of a normal kidney but is genera ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Not on the internet: Never if not prescribed by a professional that is treating the problem and knows the exact history, physical exam, and current medication list.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Dialysis: If the medication is eliminated by a normally functioning kidney, it can accumulate to dangerous levels in between dialysis treatments. Its best to ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
P-obstruct. diuresis: In majority, functional recovery in usually seen in the first week to ten days after obstruction is relieved. If severe renal failure is present, dial ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Steroids: Patients on dialysis can have low testosterone, especially if they have diabetes. Those patients may be prescribed testosterone (an anabolic steroid) ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
17 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not likely: After requiring dialysis for two years, to replace the life sustaining function your kidneys have failed to provide, it is unlikely they will recover. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Darkening skin my occur in some patients of ESRD with or without dialysis resulting from poor excretion of the metabolites of melanin leading to highe ... Read More

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