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The Common Side Effects of Dialysis

2015-02-21 10:52

While you are on dialysis, you may have other problems, this article mainly discuss the possible problem you may experience.

Muscle Cramping

Muscle cramping of the hands, feet and legs is fairly common on dialysis. There are three condition contributing to muscle cramping, including low blood pressure, low sodium during dialysis, due to rapid changes in blood flow and in order to reduce the workload of the kidneys, patients are limited to take sodium. The treatment for muscle cramping is different from one to another, if you suffered from muscle cramping, it is necessary to talk with your doctor, and they may increase the fluid in your body, muscle cramping can be relived, to a large extent. In addition, you need to maintain a balance between your dry weight and fluid gains

Nausea and vomiting

Patients who are on dialysis may suffer from low blood pressure, which may be the primary cause for nausea and vomiting. If you experiences persistent nausea and vomiting, you should to some medications by your doctors. This also can bring about headache.


Dialysis patients complaint about the itching skin commonly, itching skin may be result from high phosphorus level, allergic reactions. Dialysis just play 10% kidney function, so many toxic substances can not be eliminated out of body properly. The wastes products will cause the high phosphorus level directly, the approach for avoiding itching skin is to limit phosphorus level in your diet. So you need to limit the high phosphorus level foods as much as possible during dialysis treatment.

The common problems of dialysis have been listed, Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital provide patients a series of natural treatments to help patients improve kidney function and have less dialysis or even stop dialysis, thus remitting the problems fundamentally.

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