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Home Remedies for Curing A Fever Caused by Dialysis

Home Remedies for Curing A Fever Caused by Dialysis

Dialysis is a very important and effective means of treating severe kidney damage. However, there are many side effects or complications of dialysis, for example, fever is a most common complication of dialysis. When patients with dialysis...

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Can My Father Drinking Alcohol While On Dialysis

Can My Father Drinking Alcohol While On Dialysis

QUESTION: My father is suffering from chronic kidney disease and he is on dialysis now 3 times a week. He has been started drinking moderately off late, and he has been able to sleep and eat better since he started drinking. Can you tell me...

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Is It Possible to Avoid Dialysis with 20% Kidney Function

Is It Possible to Avoid Dialysis with 20% Kidney Function

When kidney function decreases very severely, patients may need to do dialysis, which depends on the specific condition of kidneys. However, dialysis has many bad effects such as skin itching and low in blood pressure. Patients are reluctan...

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Why Creatinine Level Still Increases after Dialysis

Why Creatinine Level Still Increases after Dialysis

Question: My mother has kidney disease and she is on dialysis for a month now, but his creatinine is increased all the time. Her creatinine was 5.8, then 7.0 and now it is 8.6, and I think the creatinine level should be reduced after dialys...

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How to Increase Hemoglobin for Dialysis Patients

How to Increase Hemoglobin for Dialysis Patients

Hemoglobin is a kind of protein which is in the red blood cells, and the main work of hemoglobin is to transplant oxygens to all the parts of the body. Low hemoglobin is a common symptom for people with kidney disease and dialysis, and low...

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What does High Creatinine Level Mean for Kidney Disease Patients

What does High Creatinine Level Mean for Kidney Disease Patients

When kidney disease patients come into hospital, the doctor often ask whether their creatinine levels are higher, then what does high creatinine level mean for kidney disease patients? Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate...

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Is it Dangerous with Only One Kidney and Creatinine 2.4

Is it Dangerous with Only One Kidney and Creatinine 2.4

Patient: On January 29th, I had my left kidney removed due to cancer, and my right kidney has creatinine level of 2.4 mg/dl. I am very scared, and I want to know if this condition is dangerous, and can you give me some suggestions on my ill...

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How Long Can We Wait to Start Dialysis after Completely Kidney Failure

How Long Can We Wait to Start Dialysis after Completely Kidney Failure

How long can we wait to start dialysis after completely kidney failure? As dialysis is a common treatment for kidney failure patients, many patients may be afraid of starting dialysis. Because dialysis may cause some serious symptoms and co...

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What Diet Can Help Delay Dialysis for Kidney Disease Patients

What Diet Can Help Delay Dialysis for Kidney Disease Patients

What diet can help delay dialysis for kidney disease patients? as we know, dialysis is a common treatment for kidney disease patients when they are in advanced kidney disease. However, dialysis cant prevent the completely failed kidneys and...

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How Long Do You Live After Kidneys Shut Down

How Long Do You Live After Kidneys Shut Down

Question: I have a friend who was diagnosed with Good Pastures Syndrome. He is 65 and his kidneys are completely shot. Prior to this he was in very good shape. I was wondering how much time he has if he doesnt find a kidney transplant. Answ...

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