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What Are the Side Effects of Kidney Dialysis for Patients

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2017-09-05 18:18

What Are the Side Effects of Kidney Dialysis for PatientsWhat are the side effects of Kidney Dialysis? People with High Creatinine Level or in Kidney Failure may be no strange to kidney dialysis. However, it has a variety of side effects during or after dialysis.

If you have the similar problem, please go on reading. Or consult ONLINE DOCTOR directly and freely.


Dialysis, is a process of purifying the blood of a person whose kidneys are not working normally. This type of dialysis achieves the extracorporeal removal of waste products such as creatinine and urea and free water from the blood when the kidneys are in a state of kidney failure.

Side effects of kidney dialysis

1. Nausea and vomiting

Too rapid flow of dialysis liquid will make the body remove impurities quickly, while the patient’s head still has a lot of toxins. Then, nausea and vomiting easily occurs. In other cases, people’s nausea and vomiting is associated with their kidney diseases such as CKD 3 or CKD 4.

In this case, you should tell your doctor or nurses to slow the speed of your dialysis liquid.

2. Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure, one of most common side effects of dialysis, is usually due to too much gaining fluid between sessions of dialysis. To avoid it, patients should control the intake of fluid in daily life. Less than a quart of water except the one which is discharged from the body and low-salt diet is recommended for people on dialysis.

3. Muscle cramp

Some patients may experience muscle cramp during dialysis, which are commonly caused by a lot of fluid and nutrients lost. If you are suffering from it, you had better consult your doctor or our ONLINE DOCTOR to find proper treatments.

4. Itchy skin

In kidney failure, most toxins build up in the blood such as potassium. Itchy skin is often caused by high level of potassium in the body. Control the intake of high-potassium foods and take other effective therapy are able to help remit it.

There are other side effects of dialysis, if you have some of the above side effects, you can find alternative treatments to relieve them and leave a message in the below with your problem or send present medical reports to us. We will analyze them and provide some suggestions for you freely.

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