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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Dialysis skin sores: Check with your dialysis team. Many need longer dialysis time.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Itching: High phosphorus levels in a dialysis patient can lead to many issues. Usually most patients itch uncontrollably. However over time elevated phospho ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Cogdill
17 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Damaging: Most dialysis patients with high phosphorus levels have no obvious short term complications, though they do exist. One very rare one is called calciph ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Renal failure and dialysis are extremely complex and every case is different. A discussion with the Nephrologist will provide insight to the realist ... Read More
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dialysis preparation: You should have a good idea of what type of dialysis you want, either hemodialysis (hd) or peritoneal dialysis (pd). Each has its advantages and disad ... 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 female asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Cleaning of blood: There are two main types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Both types filter your blood to rid your body of harmful wastes, extra sal ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dialysis: Dialysis can be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis). Hemodialysis involves passing the blood across and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Clean blood: Dialysis removes waste products from the blood and extra fluids to replace the function of the kidneys and prolong life. Without it death is usually e ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO,not a good: idea.

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