Hi, I'm currently on dialysis 3 times/wk, and I'm still urinating quite a bit. I have no weight gain before every treatment. I've been noticing that dialysis is making me feel worse than I normally do. After each treatment my blood pressure would jump into the 200s/100s. I feel like I'm not retaining fluid and feel much better, along with good blood pressure on days that I don't have dialysis. Is this normal of someone who's on dialysis? Should I think about stopping dialysis?
Have you discussed this with your Dr?
Have you ever heard of peritoneal dialysis (PD)? I've been doing PD for over 6yrs and feel great most of the time. No up or downs like on hemo. B/P is pretty stable. In fact I was on B/P meds pre-dialysis, but a month into PD I was taken off B/P meds.
I wouldn't stop dialysis. DIalysis is what will keep you alive and well,, you must discuss how you feel to your health care professionals and see if they need to make adjustments to your treatment.
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