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Diabetic, on hemodialysis treatment, have severe stomach bloating, itching, low appetite, body ache. Guidance?<br>

Hi, My mom is on hemodialysis treatment for the past four months(Twice a week). She is facing a lot of issues like stomach bloating , itching, less appetite , gas, body pain. Can u please give some valuable advice.She also has diabetics and its very painful to see what she is going through and we find ourselves helpless.
Asked On : Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Your query suggest that your mother is suffering from renal failure, most likely chronic.
In CKD, patient may have deranged renal function test with multiple organ symptoms.
Such cases are labeled as "Uremia".
You should consult with internal medicine specialist/ nephrologist and follow all dietary restricitons as suggested by your treating doctors.
Her renal function test must be in controlled range and all efforts should be made.
This is the only way by all these uremic symptoms gets controlled.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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