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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Dialysis skin sores: Check with your dialysis team. Many need longer dialysis time.

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A 50-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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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience in 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience in Dermatology
Bed sores: Yes they can.
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in 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 44-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
10 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
21 years experience in 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in 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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