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    How to determine how much fluid to be taken off during dialysis?

I am 57 years ole 5 ft 4 and I weigh 147pounds I have been on dialysis for about a year now and I don't seem to know how they determine how much fluid to take off and what does the dry weight mean . I know its the weight after dialysis. but what does all that mean?
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
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Hi,

Generally, the amount of fluid should be almost equal to your urine output. You can consult your nephrologist and he will assist you further.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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