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I Am On Dialysis Why Do I Lose My Appetite

I Am On Dialysis Why Do I Lose My AppetitePatient with CKD will need dialysis when their kidney function has decreased to a very severe condition, and patient who accept dialysis often has many symptoms, among which loss of appetite is also very common.

Loss of appetite is common in dialysis patient, and it is bad for patient’s health condition, because patient needs to supply nutrients at this point. In fact, this problem in dialysis patients can be caused by many factors.

1.the side effects of dialysis:

The side effects of dialysis is a major cause of losing appetite. Dialysis can cause many side effects, like itching, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, etc. On the other hand, these symptoms often appear when patient is taking dialysis.


Hypokalemia is also a major cause of this symptom. Dialysis may cause patient to have much potassium loss in the process of dialysis, and patient may have hypokalemia, especially for patients who accept peritoneal dialysis. While hypokalemia often cause patient to have loss of appetite.

3.nerve problem:

Nerve problem can also cause patient to have loss of appetite, and patients who need dialysis will have lots of metabolic wastes and toxins in their body, and some toxins can damage patient’s nerve system, which may cause this symptom.


Patients who need dialysis have poor kidney function, and they often have severe edema in their body. And if patient has edema in his gastrointestinal system, that will cause damage in there, and patient may have symptoms like loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, etc.

To treat this problem, patient will need to find its real causes, and then measures can be taken effectively. In fact, no matter what the direct reason of losing appetite is, it is necessary for patient to find treatment that can improve their kidney function.

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