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Doctor insights on: Body Cramping After Finishing Dialysis Treatment

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more


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Extreme period onsets- severe full body cramping, dizziness/passing out, nausea/vomiting - lasts about 3 hours - causes? 34, PCOS, irregular

Extreme period onsets- severe full body cramping, dizziness/passing out, nausea/vomiting - lasts about 3 hours - causes? 34, PCOS, irregular

D/w your OBGYN: Please discuss your problem with your OBGYN.Signs and symptoms of PCOS include irregular or no menstrual periods, heavy periods, excess body and facial hair, acne, pelvic pain, trouble getting pregnant, and patches of thick, darker, velvety skin.Associated conditions include type 2 diabetes, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, heart disease and mood disorders. Most common in women of ages 18 to 44yo ...Read more

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Can your body reject dialysis treatment?

Can your body reject dialysis treatment?

Possible: Rarely some patients are allergic to hemodialysis filers which is a vague rare phenomenon characterized by shortness of breath and hyptension while connected to the dialysis machine, which is treated by changing to peritoneal dialysis. ...Read more

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What is the heavy feeling i feel through out my whole body after missed dialysis treatment?

What is the heavy feeling i feel through out my whole body after missed dialysis treatment?

Fluid: When you miss hd, you retain more fluid and you either swell up, gain weight or get short of breath. Your electrolytes also become abnormal and your strength can go down. So don't miss your hd. ...Read more

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Finished my C-Diff Treatment. I Still got mucus in my stool and cramps. Went to the doctor and was prescribed a stronger drug. Could there be a issue?

Finished my C-Diff Treatment. I Still got mucus in my stool and cramps. Went to the doctor and was prescribed a stronger drug. Could there be a issue?

C. difficile: Your question is not clear. This can be quite difficult to treat and resolve depending upon the strain of C. diff causing your colitis. Your doctor sounds as if they know what they are doing. ...Read more

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How many hours a day is dialysis treatment?

Variable: There are 2 main ways to do dialysis.The hemodialysis treatment is for 3-4 hours a day, 3 times a week.If done at night it can be done over 6-8 hours.If done at home it needs to be done for 5-6 days a week 2-2.5 hours daily, this is the best. ...Read more

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How will i feel after initial dialysis treatment?

How will i feel after initial dialysis treatment?

First dialysis : You may not feel better immediately after your first hemodialysis session (hd), as it sometimes takes 3 or 4 hd's to feel better. If you have no problem with fluid removal on hd, you should certainly feel better inside of two weeks. Your blood count should be rising as well as you're being given medicine to increase it on dialysis along with medicine to treat your hyperparathyroidism. Good luck. ...Read more

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