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Symptoms That Dialysis Isn T Working Anymore
Father (86)has been on dialysis for 3 yrs. Recently he has had diahrrea and upset stomach everyday. Is this a sign dialysis is not working anymore.
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
Work in dialysis: Absolutt yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Symptoms of ESRD: Patients with end stage renal disease (esrd) have various symtpoms. They may have itchy skin, anorexia and a bitter taste in their mouth. They may have a uremic odor as well as having a reversal of the day-night sleeping pattern. Other symptoms are nausea and vomiting, weakness, lethary and prolonged bleeding due to a platelet dysfunction. ...Read more
ESRD and Death: Most patients simply become very disoriented, sometimes agitated, and then they go to "sleep". Many health professionals have commented to me that dying from renal failure is gentle and painless. My grandfather simply went to sleep and never woke up and he appeared comfortable. ...Read more
On dialysis patient having some problems all fistula are failed and both juglar are block and capd also non working further what I do I m a tech pl?
Transplant?: Are you a transplant candidate? If not and you need hemodialysis an interventional radiologist can likely evaluate you for and subsequently place a dialysis catheter directly into your inferior vena cava. Check with your nephrologist or surgeon for an appropriate referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Will all transplanted kidney sure to stop working eventually after years? And the patient will require a 2nd transplant or dialysis to survive?
Not necessarily : Results of graft survival after kidney transplantation is pretty good , have 10 or more yrs but few do need dialysis or second transplantation , as same disease process progressively damage the new kidney also.Several other factors graft vs host responses are involved on long term survival of the grafted kidney. More cadaver organs are needed , every one should sign up and help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father aged 70 creatinine 7 renal cyst disease .No other major symptoms except weight loss .Should he undergo dialysis .If yes hemodialysis or peri?
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