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Dialysis Shunt In Chest Vs Arm
Multiple black and blues in one arm only. No injuries. No other symptoms. Hx. Of dialysis, still have the shunts in the arm. Two months ago, hip fract?
Aspirin culprit: But you need it to keep shunt open. Show to nurse. ...Read more
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
I have a ventricular shunt across my chest and the internal scare tissue has become inflamed, from a bike crash, and causes me constant mild pain when when i move my right arm. What can I do?
My father, a diabetic patient & now undergone dialysis having needle sensation if on his chest skin.Can u explain about it & how to cure it?
I'm on hemo dialysis. I have chest cath. I have had a low grade fever for 2 weeks now starting in late afternoon through evening.now diarrhea?
76 male on dialysis since 2011. Was also treated for heart and got 2 stents in 2012. Now feels chest pressure on walking fast. What could be reason?
CHEST DISCONFORT: Based on your age and comments about your medical history, you have at least three primary risk factors for heart disease, at least one of which confirms that diagnosis (stents). There are many things that can cause your exertional chest discomfort, however ischemia (decreased blood flow to the heart muscle) is the leading candidate until it is ruled out. Plan to see your cardiologist as soon as is the leading candidate until it is ruled out. Plan to see your cardiologist as soon as possible! ...Read more
Would stress from working and mom on dialysis cause pain and sting in neck and pain in right side of chest. And trouble breathing.
Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the chest? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Breathing? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same.Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? If worsening or a/w shortness of breath see an md. If severe call 911. ...Read more
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