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Pain And Dialysis
What can I give my dad for the circulation problem and two toes that have gangrene. Hes in a lot of pain. But hes a dialysis patient.
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
What cause shoulder pain in patient on peritoneal dialysis with turbid color fluid and peritoneal pain?
What are causes of sever heart burn radiated to shoulder associated with abdominal pain in patient on peritoneal dialysis(turbed fluid) in ihdpatient?
I am 23 years of age and i ve been on haemo dialysis for 5 years I have been getting pain when i get an erection can anyone help ?
Painful erection: I cannot address this completely, but i can strongly urge you to talk with your dialysis doctor and get a urologist involved. I looked up your two drugs listed and could find nothing that would link them to painful erection. Getting an answer for you will likely require some real detective work. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor!: I'll admit to being a little paranoid (good quality in a doctor) - but people with kidney failure are at higher risk for heart disease. And shoulder pain, neck pain, jaw pain, even forearm pain can be signals of heart disease. Please call your doctor about this to be sure. Remember that shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, and indigestion are other symptoms of concern. LGromko MD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: You could have osteomalacia (vitamin d deficiency) that can cause bone pain. There is also risk of osteoporotic compression fracture of the spine. Commonest would be mechanical pain related to muscles and ligaments of the spine. Rare causes include spinal tumors. A good history, exam and some simple tests should establish diagnosis and guide treatment. Discuss with your nephrologist or pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Grandma 92yo does dialysis and takes medicine. She has pain in her leg and doctors suggested to cut her leg. It is very risky! what should we do?
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