Management Of Swollen Bodies In Patients With Kidney Failure?
How to deal with swollen body and a big tight stomach even though it has been dialysis for patients with kidney failure. My husband has dialysis 3 times
Dialysis or hemodialysis is a medical procedure to cleanse the body due to residual metabolism that cannot be processed by the kidneys because one of them is kidney failure. Kidney failure itself there are several stages where if you have experienced end-stage kidney failure then the kidneys are no longer able to work so they need to be replaced with new kidneys or the process of dialysis. The dialysis itself is carried out according to the indication and the condition of the patient can be done 1 time, 2 times or 3 times in 1 week and can be done for a lifetime because the rest of metabolism needs to be removed from the body through hemodialysis procedures so that the remnants of the metabolism do not poison the body.
Swelling arising in patients with kidney failure itself can occur due to the accumulation of fluid in some members of the body due to the kidneys unable to metabolize and excrete excess fluid in the body properly through urine so that excess body fluid will come out of cells and cause swelling. It is also not uncommon for several cases to occur in patients with kidney failure such as heart disease, diabetes, liver disorders and other diseases that can also cause swelling in some parts of the body.
For this reason, it is necessary to pay further attention to the health condition of your husband by conducting dialysis according to schedule, taking medication given by doctors as directed, exercising control of the internist regularly and also maintaining food and drink intake, especially fluid intake both from drinks or food and fruit that contain water so as not to overload the body especially the kidneys and gradually the symptoms that arise can gradually improve. Try to get to a health facility immediately if the body becomes swollen, breathing difficulties or shortness of breath arise, urine does not come out at all, high fever, and other symptoms which can be an emergency that needs immediate treatment.
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