Foot Cramps after Dialysis How to Treat It2015-08-02 17:38
Foot cramps after dialysis how to treat it ? It is known that dialysis can relieve the symptoms of kidney failure but it also will bring some complications at the same time, and food cramp is one of them.
What are the causes of foot cramps after dialysis ?
Though the cause of foot cramp and other muscle cramps is unknown, three conditions that seem to increase cramping are: hypotension; the patient being below dry weight; use of low sodium dialysis solution.
Muscle cramps are more commonly associated with low blood pressure. It also can occur when you are below your dry weight. The severe muscle cramps experienced near the end of the dialysis treatment and persisting for a time after dialysis often is due to dehydration.
How to treat foot cramps occurred after dialysis ?
When you are cramping and have low blood pressure, the dialysis staff may give normal saline, which can increase the fluid in your body and muscle cramps may be relieved. In addition, hypertonic saline or glucose may be given. Heat and massage for the cramping muscle can ease the pain. For chronic foot cramps, they may prescribe Quinine, Carnitine or another medication. To avoid cramping, be sure to stick to your fluid and sodium restrictions every day. Maintaining a balance between your dry weight and fluid gains is necessary.
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