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Is constipation usual for frail geriatric esrd patient on thrice weekly hd? She eats well, craves food even with cr 7.2. Passes lot of urine only once

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Dr. Fernando Austin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Constipation

Constipation may be related to different factors including inactivity medications used to treat the renal failure, amount of dietary fiber + liquid intake etc.
Review medications list with your physician & seek recommendations for constipation management based upon all factors.

In brief: Constipation

Constipation may be related to different factors including inactivity medications used to treat the renal failure, amount of dietary fiber + liquid intake etc.
Review medications list with your physician & seek recommendations for constipation management based upon all factors.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Constipation + ESRD

Yes, constipation is common.

In brief: Constipation + ESRD

Yes, constipation is common.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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