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Posted 19 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
... 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 ...
I would like to know if there is a support group in NYC. I started peritoneal dialysis 8 months ago?
Posted 18 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
... and I feel very depressed
Posted 9 Apr 2016 by • 1 answer
Sometimes severe during day but mostly when draining during the night. I am having bowl movement regularly.
Posted 23 Aug 2015 by • 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
Posted 7 May 2015 by • 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.
Posted 16 May 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 27 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
Patient James having problem to source CAPD/DPCA2 in Papua New Guinea. Can u help us to buy it easily.
Posted 9 Jul 2014 by • 2 answers
... in that gets the best service, hospitals and doctors for my condition. Anyone have a clue?
Posted 11 Feb 2014 by • 1 answer
Peritoneal dialysis - My father is 73 and on dialysis. After treatment he starts to get leg cramps,?
Posted 12 Feb 2014 by • 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 - Because of adhesive tape irritation that secures my catheter, I want to buy a?
Posted 12 Sep 2013 by • 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.
Posted 7 Aug 2013 by • 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.
Posted 11 Jul 2013 by • 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.
Posted 15 Nov 2012 by • 1 answer
My husband is dealing with this. He is peeling constantly with this. It likely caused his recent peritonitis (he is on peritoneal dialysis). So frustrated...
Posted 8 Jul 2012 by • 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 ...