Peritoneal Dialysis

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Can fibroid or peritoneal dialysis cause heavy menstrual bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife, 46 years old is having constant menstrual bleeding for the past 15 to 20 days. Mostly mild and sometimes heavy and she is also doing peritoneal dialysis because of kidney failure. Gynecologist suggested for ultrasound and they found small submucosal fibroid and the doctor sa...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concern. There are a few reasons of her symptoms. It could be due to hormonal imbalance caused by premenopausal stage and fibroid. As she is on dialysis, it could be due to dialysis also (because of anticoagulant use ...  Read Full »

A healthy woman suddenly developed renal failure. Is it due to drug interaction?

Query: Hello doctor, A healthy 60-year old woman walks seven miles a day and has no underlying illness (autoimmune, cardiovascular, cancer, etc) very suddenly develops renal failure over about one month that doctors at the general hospital diagnose as microthrombotic angiopathy and hemolytic uremic syndro...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, changing the brand is not a reason to develop microangiopathy and HUS (hemolytic-uremic syndrome). She needs to be convinced to accept what has happened. She would require hemodialysis sessions thricea week with adequate diuretics. The pedal edema is mostly becaus...  Read Full »

Why is there accumulation of water in spite of stomach dialysis?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister is undergoing stomach dialysis treatment for the past one month. Now, she has developed water in the lungs. Due to that, there is breathlessness, no appetite, no sleep, water retention in feet, and stomach. The doctor has removed 1 liter of water from the lungs, but second d...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Varma

Nephrologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your sister is undergoing peritoneal (stomach) dialysis. Now, she is having fluid retention in her body. This can be either due to change in her fluid intake habits wherein she has now increased fluid intake, another reason may be that the dialysis technique is not r...  Read Full »

How much BP is good enough to start dialysis?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is a heart patient with amyloidosis and edema. He is in coma after cardiac arrest for seven days now. He was diagnosed with hypertension 26 years ago. His current medications are Lasix, Midodrine, Amiodarone and Eliquis. Patient also has AFib. Patient has BP readings of 121/71 m...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhishek Dixit

Nephrologist, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood pressure of 120/70 mmHg is good enough for dialysis to start. You can go with SLED (sustained low-efficiency dialysis) in which the chances of blood pressure dropping is very low. Premedications which would help to prevent will be inotropes. If you cou...  Read Full »

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