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What is the bump in the arms of dialysis patient?

What is the bump in the arms of dialysis patient?

Fistula +/- aneurysm: Dialysis patients need a mature vein that can withstand repeated puncture which is created by diverting arterial flow into a nearby vein. Needling the same site causes a loss of pain nerve fibers, and thus patients prefer that site for repeated use. This can cause fibrosis and thinning of the wall at that site, resulting in aneurysmal dilatation. This is not in danger of rupturing. ...Read more

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dialysis (Definition)

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


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What is the tiny bumps on arms called?

Keratosis Pilaris: Often keratosis pilaris looks like tiny little bumps on the upper arm associated with hair follicles. ...Read more

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Bumps on arms related to being overweight, should I be concerned?

Bumps on arms related to being overweight, should I be concerned?

Hyperlipidemia: These bumps may be fat deposits. You need to get them checked along with your lipid / cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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Bumps on arms and stomach seems to spread on stomach?

Bumps on arms and stomach seems to spread on stomach?

Bumps on skin: Interesting. And what do you want to know? You did not ask s question. Soon we will have the ability to see your bumps with a pict and that is a big help. Till then ask your team or do a video consult with one of us here and you can show us the bumps. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat red bumps on arms?

Bumps: It would depend on were the bumps can from. This can be a very large range of things that might be causing the bumps. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Help please, how do I avoid razor bumps on arms after shaving?

Shaving: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. ...Read more

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I got sunburned on arms about a week ago.Today i decided to go for a walk/jog and after saw that there were small bumps on arms where sunburn is. Why?

I got sunburned on arms about a week ago.Today i decided to go for a walk/jog and after saw that there were small bumps on arms where sunburn is. Why?

Heat rash: The sun burnt skin is more prone to developing prickly heat rash. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-rash/basics/definition/CON-20033908 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bumps on arms and hands?

How can I get rid of bumps on arms and hands?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Red spots and raised bumps on arms does not itch or hurt?

Red spots and raised bumps on arms does not itch or hurt?

If the bumps r: on the outer,upper arms,you may have Keratosis Pilaris.This rash is usually most prevalent on the outer upper arms ,but,it can spread to other areas.It is a difficult rash to treat but I use Lac-Hydrin.A dermatologist can help. ...Read more