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Is It Normal to Have Dizziness After Dialysis

2013-07-06 11:34

Is It Normal to Have Dizziness After Dialysis  The are 2 common types of Dialysis, namely hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Usually, pertitoneal dialysis is less likely compared to hemodialysis to cause dizzeness. For most case with dialysis, the dizziness usually results from low blood pressure--side effect of Dialysis.

What causes dizziness after dialysis?

Low Blood Pressure

Low blood pressure is a common side effect of Dialysis, especially hemodialysis. It can be caused by the drop in fluids levels that occurs during dialysis. And low blood pressure can cause nausea and diziness.

You are suggested to ensure that you keep to your daily fluid intake recommendations, so that you can reduce the risk to develop low blood pressure after Dialysis. However, if your low blood pressure lasts for long time, you are suggested to talk with your treatment team as soon as possible. The wrong result of calculating your dry weight will also cause low blood pressure after Dialysis. If you to know your exact “dry weight”, please send your weight, hight, GFR, age, gender to kidneyask@hotmail.com. We are glad to give you a reply within 48 hours.

Invasive Staphyloccal Infections

Invasive staphyloccal infection is another risk for patients having hemodialysis. And the first symptom of invasive staphyloccal infection is dizziness, meantime, you may be followed by high fever.

These infections are caused by staphylococcus aureus bacteria. This type of bacteria are usually responsible for minor skin infections such as boils. Some natural managements which can help prevent the infection for Dialysis patients. If you have interest, you can leave a message below the article or email to kidneyask@hotmail.com to get the tips list.

At last, you should remember that a full evaluation of your dizziness would also include blood work to assess your body content of minerals and electrolytes in order to ensure that your peritoneal dialysis treatments are not causing imbalance. Any help, please consutl our free online service! We are here to help!

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