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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

What Should I Do In Dialysis Infection

2015-03-07 01:03

What Should I Do In Dialysis InfectionDialysis is indeed a way to prolong the lifespan of Kidney Failure patients. However, this procedure may take some side effects such as low blood pressure, nausea and vomiting, itchy skin, muscle cramping or infection. What should you do in dialysis infection?

What is an dialysis infection

Patients on dialysis are more prone to have access sites infection. Because access sites allow for the entry and exit of dialysate (for people on peritoneal dialysis, or PD) or blood (for people on hemodialysis), either through a catheter or through puncture with a needle, they can also serve as possible entry site for bacteria. Any questions, please email to us at, and we will reply you within 24 hours.

Management of dialysis infection

-Clean the access site. This should be taken by you health-care provider.

-Take antibiotics. If you have fever or chills, you should talk with your doctor immediately. Antibiotics may be prescribed for about 7 days.

Prevention to side effects of dialysis

There are indeed some precautions of side effects of dialysis, which should be taken by yourself and your doctor. However, when problems occur, patients have to bear it, because they cannot stop this process. Yet, now, there are some new treatment for Kidney Failure patients so that they can reduce dialysis frequency.

-Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This is the main medicine used for kidney disease patient. TCM has been used for centuries. Many hundreds of Chinese herbs are found to be very effective for treating kidney disease. According to our researches, nephrologist choose TCM that can expand blood vessels, anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation and degrade extra cellular matrixes, to improve blood circulation and repairing damaged renal tissues.

-Stem Cell Therapy. As a new treatment for Kidney Failure, this therapy has been more and more popular among patients. It is easy to be applied and has significant for treating kidney disease. Stem cells rejection can help restore the impaired kidney function so that patients can less depend on dialysis to remove wastes and excess fluid in the body.

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