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Hands Swollen On Dialysis
I am dialysis patient. Doing since last 6 years. I had line in my neck n when they remove it got clot. Caz of that my fistula hand is swelled.
Venous Hypertension: The fistula causes increase blood flow through the veins draining the arm. If the veins are blocked or narrowed (both possible because of long term dialysis catheter) the increased pressure causes more fluid to collect in the arm and cause swelling. An interventional radiologist might be able to treat the narrowing with a baloon dilation and stunting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My mother has small white spots on her hand that don't itch. Is this diet related? She's a dialysis patient who is anemic.
Hi my husband is working and he is fencing using a star picket driver and his hands are extremely swollen he uses it 12 hrs a day why does this happen?
Soft tissue damage: If he has recently started or increased his work he is probably causing overuse trauma. If it doesn't go away with time off he may have an injury that needs to be treated. ...Read more
Need evaluation: You need an exam and lab testing to determine the cause. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Could you : Be sleeping on them funny and cutting off the circulation ? Sounds like it if the rest of the day they are fine. ...Read more
Fairly common: Problem. Not 100% sure why it happens. Couple poss issues. During exercise increased core temp causes increase blood to distal vessels to help give off heat. Another poss. Exercise pushes blood to heart and lungs. Decreases blood to hands. May get rebound blood flow. None of issues major problem. ...Read more
What can be wrong if my hands are very swollen and painful when i wake up and throughout the day?
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