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Dialysis in a 89 year old

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My father is 72 years old and on dialysis both of kidneys of him are not functioning well. He has been hypertension patient for last 40 years. He is CRF and presently the frequency of dialysis is twice ...

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My mother is 89 years old and bed ridden. About a month ago, she had a home check up. The nurse who ... functioned at about a 20 level. I went on-line and read that we should prepare for possible dialysis soon. We ...

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Hi Doc, My father is 59 years old and he s been with diabeties for 35 year.. He has diabetic nephrophathy no. His Creatinine level is 5.7. Should we rush for a dialysis now? ...

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for two years. Eventually I was able to get off dialysis and stayed off for over 6 years until finally ...Hello, I am a 32 yr old white male who has had both Chronic Pancreatitis and Chronic Kidney Disease ...

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Dear Sir, My mother is 70 Years old. She was admitted in hospital on 21st-dec'12 due to her face ... diminished but createnine value increased to 5. The doctor then carried out the dialysis of kidney ...

Public Forum Discussions

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Hello Dr, my father-in-law is 57 years old, 50 kg, and has undergone by-pass heart surgery 8 years back. He is a diabetic since 5 years. Now he has developed renal problem and was advised dialysis. His ...

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pressure from 8-9 years.Her current blood pressure index is 150/100.she suffer from kidney infection last 5 year.doctor suggest to do dialysis.they did dialysis once.is it possible to stop or make delay to do ...

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hi doctor , plese tell me how can my father save himself from dailesis . he is 56 year old and dailesi is going on twise in a week . please suggest us how can stop dailesis or give substitute ...

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Iam 60 years old undergoing dialysis. Had 6 sessions already. Ayear ago underwent a bypass and have been suffering from diabetes. My weght is 55kg now.Would like to know if dialysis is cheaper in Govt ...

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i m 40 year old my both kidney get srink(small in size) since 1999. at present my s.creatinine is 4.0,blood urea is 114 and HB% is 6.9. i fill very tired and wikness. presently itake allopathy medicine like ...

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are at 90% failed and he is on dialysis daily for the past 2 days. My questions is, can chemo be done during dialysis? He is 65 years old also. ...

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hi ,my father is 76 years old and has renial kidney faliure.currently he is on capd.is there any way to take him off dialysis.he has been on hemodialysis for four months but was uncomfortable ...

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Dear Doctors, Good Day. I would like to ask if there is a possibility to stop the dialysis? My brother in law, 34 years old, has started his dialysis last August 2010. His dialysis is done twice a weak ...

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My 89 year old father just had a triple bypass and valve replacement. He lost kidney function after ... registers low in the upper 40 s to mid 50 s. how long can I expect him to last on dialysis ...

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My dad is 68 years old dialysis patient. He goes 3 times per week. Almost everytime he he goes his ... to dialysis. I hate to see his discomfort. Is there anything he can b doin wrong that causes this or do u have ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

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Patients who have kidney problem and are on dialysis must be checked regularly for serum potassium levels because potassium levels fluctuate on dialysis. The normal serum potassium levels are 3.5 and 5.5 mEq/L. If it is high or low, it must be corrected.

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HI. Normally the dialysis is started when creatinine is at and above 5 . Follow the advise of your Nephrologist as this is a serious condition and net may not help you much as there are many factors that decide the management.

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Hi..hi should not discontinue dialysis ...consult a nephrologist and take check..he might order for serum creatinine.. Blood urea..with him a good health....* hit thanks