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Pain in Abdomen in Peritoneal Dialysis


2014-03-12 08:16

Peritoneal dialysis is one of dialysis treatment options for kidney failure. It is a treatment process in which the blood is filtered with the abdominal membrane. However, it may cause many adverse effects, in which pain in abdomen is very commonly seen.

Causes of pain in abdomen in peritoneal Dialysis

The major culprit of pain in abdomen in peritoneal dialysis is peritonitis. Peritonitis is a condition in which the abdominal cavity is infected. The patients who use peritoneal dialysis are susceptible to developing peritonitis because bacteria can enter the abdomen through or around the peritoneal dialysis catheter.

Pain in abdomen in peritonitis can be mild to severe. Besides pain, the patients often experience high fever, nausea or diarrhea, and cloudy used dialysate fluid.

Another cause of pain in abdomen in peritoneal dialysis is hernia. Hernia is a condition, in which the abdominal muscle becomes weak. This condition can be contributed to many reasons. Firstly, the weight of the dialysate can increase stress on the muscles of the abdomen. Secondly, it is caused by the abdominal muscle created by the peritoneal dialysis catheter.

Management of pain in abdomen in peritoneal dialysis

Treatment typically requires one or more antibodies, which are commonly given with the dialysate. In serious case, the peritoneal dialysis catheter must be removed to cure the peritonitis. The patients have to transfer to hemodialysis until peritonitis resolves. If the pain in abdomen is due in peritoneal dialysis is due to hernia, surgery is often used.

If you have no idea about the specific cause of pain in abdomen, you can ask our online doctor now!

As the patients on peritoneal dialysis often experience many discomforts and complications, they are eager to find an alternative treatment. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is an effective treatment option for people on dialysis.


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