Why patients have crick in the course of dialysis? Some dialysis patients complain that they are suffering from crick after dialysis, it influences the life quality increasingly. Then what reasons of cramps after dialysis? If you have any question please ask our ONLINE DOCTOR. We will give professional guidance as soon as possible.
There are some reasons that Such as hypotension, the patient being below dry weight, use of low sodium dialysis solution and so on.
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 leg cramps, they may prescribe Quinine. 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.
Apart from muscle cramps, other side effects of dialysis include headaches, itching, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, sleep problem, fever, etc, which becomes one of the reasons causing some patients decide to stop dialysis. Because dialysis is unable to treat any kinds of kidney diseases, we hope every patient can get rid of dialysis one day.
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