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What are the physical effects of stopping dialysis?

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Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Multiple things

You can become uremic leading to pericarditis, nauseas/vomiting, altered mental status, and comatose.
Also you can and likely will become hyperkalemia (increase in your potassium) and if this persist you will die from a cardiac arrthymia. Also you will have itching from increased phosphate. It's best not to missed dialysis.

In brief: Multiple things

You can become uremic leading to pericarditis, nauseas/vomiting, altered mental status, and comatose.
Also you can and likely will become hyperkalemia (increase in your potassium) and if this persist you will die from a cardiac arrthymia. Also you will have itching from increased phosphate. It's best not to missed dialysis.
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine

In brief: Kidney dialysis

Harmful effects of not having dialysis include accumulation of harmful products such as urea and creatinine (uremia).
This may eventuate into death.

In brief: Kidney dialysis

Harmful effects of not having dialysis include accumulation of harmful products such as urea and creatinine (uremia).
This may eventuate into death.
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
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