"Hi lorlee99: PD catheter surgery was painful. Since the catheter is in your stomach; pretty much any movement involves stomach muscles. Consequently sitting was problematic unless I was sitting very upright. I found a…"
As difficult as your situation is, I want to tell you that PD isn't too bad if you are able to do it during the night. I did Peritoneal Dialysis overnight which worked out great for me. you "hook up" for 9…"
"Note to Salvadore I had dry, itchy skin and legs muscle cramping prior to my transplant and dialysis. It was caused by too high of phosphorus levels in by blood. I'm on prednisone now which isn't causing it."
"Hi Salvatore: I'm curious as to what medication you are you on that caused your other health issues. I'm assuming some anti rejection meds that are used today may not have been in 1984.
The anti rejection drugs I'm…"
Another site for renal friendly recipes is the Kidney Foundation of Canada. In the search bar, enter recipes. A link will appear with blogs and other information. I used this site a lot when I was on dialysis (PD)"
Thanks Lori, I'll ask my GP about it on my next visit. I've had this for the past year and a half. I truly believe doctors do NOT listen to their patients. In my case, anyway. What gets on my nerves is that when I tell the doctors about what is happening to me, they look at me like I got ten heads or something. I'm doomed.
Hi Lori: Thanks for all of your input. Im still going crazy with the itching. I done some research and high uric acid levels can cause itching. I thought I was cracking up. Been like this for a year and a half. Thanks again Lori.