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What happens if i miss to many dialysis treatments?

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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
4 doctors agree

In brief: Bad Things

Water and waste products accumulate when you skip or miss a dialysis treatment.
Neither of these are good for you. Best have a long talk with your doctor about the details.

In brief: Bad Things

Water and waste products accumulate when you skip or miss a dialysis treatment.
Neither of these are good for you. Best have a long talk with your doctor about the details.
Dr. Fred McCurdy
Dr. Fred McCurdy
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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Clean & Squeeze

Dialysis is both about cleaning (dialysis) the blood of toxins and squeezing (ultra-filtering) excess fluid out.
Both functions are done constantly in patients with normal function. Missing a session puts you 4-5 days between treatments and at risk for electrolyte and/or fluid retention problems.

In brief: Clean & Squeeze

Dialysis is both about cleaning (dialysis) the blood of toxins and squeezing (ultra-filtering) excess fluid out.
Both functions are done constantly in patients with normal function. Missing a session puts you 4-5 days between treatments and at risk for electrolyte and/or fluid retention problems.
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
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