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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 wastes are removed here.

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Dr. Amitabh Gautam answered:

What is dialysis?

Kidney failure treat

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Kidneys are vital to keep the body in a stable condition, removing waste products, keeping water and electrolytes within very narrow range required for normal function of all the organs. With kidney failure this can be done by dialysis either hemodialysis where blood is filtered through an external machine or using the lining od the abdomen (peritoneal membrane) as a filtering mechanism.
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Dr. Eric C. Burdge answered:

Can dialysis cause ibs?

IBS from Dialysis-No

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Simple answer: 'No.' Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS or spastic colon) is a symptom-based diagnosis characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits. Dialysis has never been shown to be an accepted cause of IBS.
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Dr. Victor Bonuel answered:

Itching during dialysis?

Hopefully the link

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Below would give u tips. http://www.kidney-support.org/dialysis/1350.html
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How is dialysis performed?

Dialysis

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DIalysis can be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis). Hemodialysis involves passing the blood across and filter to purify it / remove toxins and remove water. Peritoneal dialysis takes advantage of the membrane within the abdomen to act as a filter. In either case toxins are removed from the blood stream.
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What is peritoneal dialysis?

Dialysis inside you

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Hemodialysis involves blood leaving your body in a circuit that passes through a filter membrane, before being returned to your circulation. Peritoneal dialysis involves the patient instilling fluids into the abdominal space, via a surgically placed silicone catheter which remains in place. The toxins from the blood stream in the blood vessels flowing to the bowel loops, pass through to the fluid
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What exactly will dialysis do?

Clean blood

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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 eminent in a few months more or less. The quality of life on dialysis is less than that with functioning kidneys due to substantial fatigue and other medical problems and medications.
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Dr. Yash K. Khanna answered:

How old is to old for dialysis?

You never too old

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You are never too old for dialysis in USA. I don't know in other countries
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What exactly does dialysis mean?

Filter

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Dialysis does the work of kidneys, acts like kidney filter. Removes the extra fluid and wastes,toxins that accumulate in the body.
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Does dialysis cause dehydration?

It can

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Dialysis serves two functions. One is to remove some of the toxins in the blood that are no longer able to be removed by the kidneys due to kidney failure. The other is to remove fluid that has accumulated due to the diseased kidneys. If the dialysis prescription is incorrect in relation to the patient's "optimal" or dry weight, too much fluid can be removed and the person can become dehydrated.
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Can I have children on dialysis?

Less likely

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Fertility is significantly decreased in patients on dialysis, but it is still possible to have children. If you become pregnant, however, your likelihood of a successful pregnancy are much lower. If it is not your intention to become pregnant, make sure that you are using some form of birth control.
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