Can Patients With HD Recover?
afternoon, I am 18 years old. I have had dialysis since 6 months ago. r nI have no complaints. never swell or shortness of breath. urinating and sweating still a lot. I never had dialysis for 14 days because I moved to the hospital and there were no complaints. r n r nI want to ask, can I get better?
Hello, Nana Ch, thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.
Dialysis is a procedure to assist the kidneys in removing toxins and wastes from the body. The main function of the kidneys is to get rid of toxins and wastes in the body, get rid of excess fluid, regulate blood pressure, and regulate some chemicals that are important for the body. When the kidney is deemed unable to perform its function, then one way to replace the kidney function is to do hemodialysis.
Some conditions can cause the kidneys to not function properly, such as chronic kidney failure, diabetes mellitus, inflammation of the kidneys, kidney cysts, poisoning, acute kidney failure (sudden decline in kidney function, for example after complicated surgery, severe burns , severe dehydration, heart attacks, etc.), etc. Not all of these causes cause permanent damage to the kidneys. Some reasons for dialysis are acid base disorders in the body, electrolyte disturbances, excess fluid that cannot be removed from the body (symptoms: swelling, tightness), uremic symptoms (too much urea in the body, symptoms: nausea, convulsions, bleeding, etc).
So in conclusion, the possibility of recovery depends on the cause of why you undergo hemodialysis therapy. Some of the reasons for doing dialysis are curable diseases, but some are chronic / long-term, for example in chronic kidney failure. So, ask the doctor who treats you about what diseases that cause you need to do hemodialysis and possible recovery. Keep following the doctor's advice to maintain quality of life and prevent worsening.
The following article can be read to add information about hemodialysis:
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That's all, hopefully it's useful.