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my mom has bumps on her arms from dialysis?

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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Access: You may be referring to the patient's arterio venous graft. This is used to allow the dialysis to be performed. It is where the needles are placed into the patient so that blood can be removed, cleaned and processed, and then returned to the patient.
Answered on Feb 19, 2016
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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Check with doc: Are the bumps along the access where needles are inserted for dialysis
Answered on Oct 21, 2019

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