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I Am Going To Undergo Dialysis Soon. What Am I Facing

I Am Going To Undergo Dialysis Soon. What Am I FacingWhat will appear in patient who is going to undergo dialysis? This may be a curiosity of most patient with severe kidney disease.

Dialysis is a kidney replacement therapy. For patient who is in the end stage of kidney failure, there will be much wastes and toxins accumulating in his blood, and to keep his health, he will be recommended to accept dialysis. Dialysis is an effective way to prolong patient’s lifetime, but there are some aspects that is worthing considering before patient accepting dialysis.

Is dialysis hurt?

This is a common concern of patients that are going to accept dialysis. In fact, different patients may have different opinion, because some patients think it is painful, and some patients think it do not. But as we know, needle tubing needs to be pricked into patient’s skin in every time patient accepts dialysis, so it must not be a good feeling.

How much will dialysis cost?

The cost of dialysis is an important aspect that should be considered carefully by patient who is going to accept dialysis.

The times that patient should accept in every week is decided by patient’s condition. For patient who is in a severe condition, he may need to take dialysis three times a week, while for patient whose condition is not very severe, he may just need to have dialysis one times a week, while as his condition becomes severer, times will also rise.

In fact, dialysis really costs much. The initial setup will cost patient about 2500$~3000$, and each time of dialysis will cost patient about 500$. Thereby, dialysis patient may need to spend more than 50000$ one year.

Will dialysis make patient suffering?

Dialysis can help remove the wastes in patient’s blood, and it is an effective measure to prolong patient’s lifetime. But on the other hand, it will also take many sides effects to patient.

Dialysis patient often has to suffer from many bad conditions, like itching, nausea and vomiting, muscle spasm, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, diarrhea, etc. The longer the time that patient accepts dialysis is, the severer these side effects will be, and that often causes patient to wanna stop dialysis.

While these are some common aspects that patient who is going to accept dialysis will face with. If you still have any question in dealing with this problem, you can contact us, and we are glad to help you.

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