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treatment for peritonitis in pd patients

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Most of the time: Peritoneal dialysis is switched to hemodialysis , repeated infections ( peritonitis ) will obliterate the the peritoneal space , fibrous tissue grows ... Read More

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Dr. Jeremy Weinberger
22 years experience General Surgery
Usually antibiotics: It may require antibiotics and temporary hemodialysis. Sometimes removal and exchange of the catheter is required too. Rarely is surgery required beyo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics/surgery: Peritonitis is inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity. Most common causes are due to bacterial infections originating from appendicitis, ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Hospice help: Hospice patients get palliative treatment, i.e., they are made as comfortable as possible. The do not receive the standard cancer treatments because ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes, needs treatment: Speech therapy, physical and occupational therapies all important, and testing to uncover etiology also of value. May be best to use a preventative m ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
If he is threat : To himself or others , u r obligated to baker act him.
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Dr. Leland Orlov
48 years experience Clinical Psychology
VariousPossibilities: Memory problems could be caused by a variety of reasons, including stress, anxiety, depression, onset of dementia; if the memory issues have been for ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Amloidopin...: It is a vasodilating med.....better for this patient. But can cause constipation, ankle edema. Actually there is a combination pill available containi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Data is conflicting, but a broad review supported IV therapy.
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Delivery: The only reeal cure for preeclampsia is delivery. We use Magnesium Sulfate to prevent seizures.

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