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After dialysis my legs cramp, what can I do to reduce the cramping?

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Dr. Chris Oh
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Quinine

Quininw can sometimes help. Ask your nephrologist.

In brief: Quinine

Quininw can sometimes help. Ask your nephrologist.
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Dr. Keith Klein
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Dialysis cramps

You are either drinking too much liquid betwen dialysis treatments and coming way over your dry weight or your dry weight is set too low.
Also, if you are trying to take off too much weight in a limited amount of time, you can get cramps. 1. Check your dry weight 2 increase your dialysis time an additional 30-45 minutes 3 if above not successful, tell diaysis unit you want "sodium modeling done.

In brief: Dialysis cramps

You are either drinking too much liquid betwen dialysis treatments and coming way over your dry weight or your dry weight is set too low.
Also, if you are trying to take off too much weight in a limited amount of time, you can get cramps. 1. Check your dry weight 2 increase your dialysis time an additional 30-45 minutes 3 if above not successful, tell diaysis unit you want "sodium modeling done.
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