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What happens when dialysis is stopped

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Recovery?: You best resource for the answer to your question is the nephrologist (n) taking care of you. The questions to ask your n are: do you have acute renal... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
You are OK: Since you have been on the drug for awhile you should be ok. The drug is being cleared from your system by dialysis. Not peeing won't make much of a d... Read More
Dr. Imran Dosani
22 years experience
Oxycodone: Dose needs to be limited with people having chronic kidney disease or on dialysis. This is the dose for higher GFR values and would suggest lowering 5... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Dialysis cessation: There are two reasons why a patient would stop dialysis. The first is that the person had acute renal failure and recovered his renal function, ending... Read More
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Bad things: If you miss your dialysis appointment, a whole slew of bad things can happen. As dialysis helps in maintaining the proper equilibrium of acids/bases, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Nephrology and Dialysis 32 years experience
Clean & Squeeze: Dialysis is both about cleaning (dialysis) the blood of toxins and squeezing (ultra-filtering) excess fluid out. Both functions are done constantly in... Read More
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
A female asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weinstein
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Dialysis: Dialysis can be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis). Hemodialysis involves passing the blood across and... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
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