About Us | Contact Us | Favorite | Mobile version | App DownLoad | Sitemap
Featured StoryAsk a Doctor

Live chat with nephrologists for a free second opinion on your specific illness condition!Ask Dr.Shan

Featured StoryCheck your Kidneys

Take a quick glance at to see if you are at high risks of some sort of kidney problems, such as Renal Failure, Diabetes or PKD etc. Our practical tips help you prevent or treat the disease.GFR Calculators .

Advanced Medical Inspection Equipments

The accurate diagnosis can be a powerful guarantee for the kidney disease treatment While the accurate dialysis needs the support from the advanced medical inspection equipments which achieve world-class level. More Equipment

Patients Blog

It is such a place where you can share your experience, see the international news about kidney disease and find the answers to the questions bothering.

Hospital InformationKidney disease hospital in China

Since 1986, Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital of China has been dedicated to providing the highest quality care to Kidney Disease patients all over the world.Learn more about Chinese hospitals.

Printer-friendly:

Check your Kidneys

Questions?
Find a doctor

Explore treatments

Related Topic About Kidney Disease
Special Tests for Your Kidneys
Ask a Doctor

Consult or get to know Dr.Shan of the Internal Medicine / nephrology department for free >>

Most Popular Articles
Latest News
Main > Kidney Disease Treatment Options > Dialysis >
Font Size A A A

What Are Side Effects of Kidney Dialysis

Side Effects of Kidney DialysisNowadays, kidney dialysis has been used widely to help patients with kidney diseases, especially renal failure, maintain their life. With so many people on dialysis, the incidence of side effects of kidney dialysis also increases rapidly. Knowing which side effect the patient is suffering from is able to help him treat or at least remit it.

Dialysis, an artificial machine to replace part of our kidney filtration function, is more likely to cause some side effects, because after all the dialyzer is not one of our own organs. The following are some side effects that are commonly caused by kidney dialysis.

Nausea and vomiting

Too rapid flow of dialysis liquid will make the body remove toxins 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 CKD4. In view of this, you should tell your doctor or nurses to slow the speed of your dialysis liquid, if you are suffering from this maddening feeling. Besides, you can also find some treatments from “What helps treat nausea and vomiting in Chronic Kidney Disease”, if yours is due to CKD.

Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure, one of most common side effects of kidney 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.

Muscle cramps

During the session of kidney dialysis, some patients experience muscle cramps, which are commonly caused by a lot of fluid lost in the course of kidney dialysis. If you are suffering from it, you had better consult your doctor or us to find correct treatments.

Itchy skin

Itchy skin is another common side effect of kidney dialysis and often caused by high level of potassium in the body. Control the intake of high-potassium foods is able to help remit it.

There are some other side effects of kidney dialysis, but most of them can’t be alleviated with the development of medical technologies. If you are experiencing one or more, you can consult us or leaving your question in the from below, we will try to give you some suggestions according to your condition for free.

Tag: Dialysis

Previous:The Life Expectancy for Dialysis Patients

Next:How Does Dialysis Help Lower High Creatinine

Any questions? Fill the form below. You will surely get the free medical advice from experts within 24 hours.

Name:
Country:
Email:
Phone Number:
Skype:
Whatsapp:
Viber:
Disease Description:
 
Related Articles