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Does peritoneal dialysis remove medicines like hemodialysis does?

Posted 7 Aug 2013 by Rick Kojakanian 2 answers

My spouse vietnam vet w/ prophiria cutanea tarda , ptsd, and neuropathy has many meds he takes daily that are needed to prevent seizures, stomach problems, high blood pressure, pain-- had surgery for pd but if meds are removed during treatment, could have problems worse than kidey failure.

On peritoneal dialysis and have pain on right side just below rib cage?

Posted 9 Apr 2016 by Real Vincent 1 answer

Sometimes severe during day but mostly when draining during the night. I am having bowl movement regularly.

My mother-in-law is a peritoneal dialysis patient. She began using the machine a few months ago.?

Posted 19 Jun 2017 by concerned DIL 1 answer

... Since this dialysis became a part of her life, she has more energy and appetite to enjoy her life again. However, she thinks that she will never be able to take a trip, even a short one by car because of this treatment which does require a lot of care for cleanness to avoid any infection. Is it ...

PD catheter pain ;?

Posted 8 Jul 2012 by michael w. rains 1 answer

had PD catheter placed 14 days ago , and have had to begin dialysis using fresh catheter due to infection and obstructed hemodialysis catheter ,and subsequent removal . The initial transfers have been painfull upon fill and drain , and the catheter seems less painfull if ~ 150 ml. are left to dwell ...

Peritoneal dialysis - Pd patient is extremely tired and sleepy?

Posted 11 Jul 2013 by Dgaj12 1 answer

85 year old male, started pd 9-2012, he has become very tired, sleepy. Has pain in right side, md doing ct scan today.

Peritoneal dialysis - Because of adhesive tape irritation that secures my catheter, I want to buy a?

Posted 12 Sep 2013 by Crinman 1 answer

... PD belt. What is the best one?. I am a woman size small and want something comfortable that I can wear 24/7.

Peritoneal dialysis - My father is 73 and on dialysis. After treatment he starts to get leg cramps,?

Posted 12 Feb 2014 by Chief 150 1 answer

... these last from 2 to 2.5 hours. Short of sedition we are unable to stop the cramps. This is not the life I envisioned for him nor he did. Please any help with info would be greatly appreciated.

Peritoneal dialysis - I am a Peritoneal patient and am trying to figure out the best State to live?

Posted 9 Jul 2014 by bryaneh71 2 answers

... in that gets the best service, hospitals and doctors for my condition. Anyone have a clue?

Can peritoneal dialysis be done using 2000 ml solution bags?

Posted 7 May 2015 by prayerlady 2 answers

Have been doing home PD for three weeks. Stomach is extremely getting larger and I am having trouble sleeping in bed at night. I feel discomfort like gas and I am about to explode. very uncomfortable during the day also.

Peritoneal dialysis - Has anyone on pe had trouble with the machine? My husband is new to this and?

Posted 16 May 2015 by Nursenifty 1 answer

... he had a gastric bypass 10'years ago. We are wondering if it plays a part in having to reset the machine 10 - 15 times a night. Dr. Has no idea of why the alarm keeps going off. He stands up and moves around for a few minutes and then we can reset the machine. Seems mostly on the drain ...

Peritoneal dialysis - I have full load of PD supplies recently delivered. Just had catheter?

Posted 23 Aug 2015 by want2blessU 0 answers

... removed. Does anyone need these supplies. They can not be returned to supplier, worth thousands. Are there any private pay PD patients that need this? It is a sin to waste such resources

Peritoneal dialysis - I've noticed that when I lay down flat in bed, the machine doesn't drain as?

Posted 20 Oct 2017 by skinoj 0 answers

... much fluid as when I'm sitting up, but it's difficult for me to stay in a sitting position all night without hurting my neck. Has anyone else had this problem?

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