What is Hemodialysis?

Category: Procedures

Most Popular Types: Home Hemodialysis HHD

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Hemodialysis is a method for removing waste products such as creatinine and urea, as well as free water from the blood when the kidneys are in renal failure.

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Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Hemodialysis

Severe
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Moderate
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Mild
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None
3

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Hemodialysis

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$200+
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$100-199
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$50-99
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$25-49
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9 patient evaluations for Hemodialysis

apozreaction
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apozreaction
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
670
VL 0
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Jun 4, 2015 (Started May 15, 2015)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Kidney Failure: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Three times daily

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Bamse1989
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Bamse1989
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 46
Condition: Nephronophthisis 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Nephronophthisis

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Mar 20, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 1983)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Kidney Failure: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: In center hemodialysis Try your best to NEVER miss a treatment It makes a big difference in your health

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N3TH0
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N3TH0
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 35y
  • Organ: Kidney
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Kidney : 3y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Nov 22, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Kidney Failure: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: M,W,F
Advice & Tips: for the people that is about to taking it, be optimistic. It seems worst of what it really is. You must be very carefull with your catheter to avoid infecctions.
Cost: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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