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Muscle Twitching And Tingle in Fingers in Dialysis Patients

2013-08-31 14:07

Muscle Twitching And Tingle in Fingers in Dialysis PatientsMuscle twitching and tingle in fingers can occur in some patients on dialysis.In serious case,these problems can affect their normal life,like driving.

Causes of muscle twitching and tingle in finger in dialysis patients

There are various causes of muscle twitching and tingle in finger in dialysis patients.The exact cause can vary from patient to patient.If fluid is taken out of body at a fast speed or too much fluid is removed from body,the muscles react by twitching.

Electrolytes imbalance also can contribute to the condition in dialysis patients.Low levels of calcium and magnesium can contribute to muscle twitching and tingle in fingers.Low blood levels of either calcium or magnesium directly increase the excitability of both of nerve endings and the muscles they stimulate.In addition,low potassium blood levels occasionally cause muscle twitching and tingle in finger in some dialysis patients.

In addition,muscle twitching and tingle in finger may be related to low levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH).

The above are the causes of muscle twitching and tingle in finger in dialysis patients. To find an effective treatment, the first step is to figure out the causes. If you have no idea about it, you can consult with our online doctor and he will give you a reply.

How to relieve muscle twitching and tingle in finger in dialysis patients?

If the causes of the condition are confirmed,treating the primary condition and disease can will relieve the muscle twitching and tingle in finger.If they are related to electrolyte imbalance,it is important to correct the imbalance by increasing certain mineral supplement or reducing their intake. If it is caused by dialysis treatment, the dialysis machine should be adjusted by your health provider.

In addition, some ways can relieve the discomforts like massage, stretching exercise, hot bath, etc. You can email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  to get more information about them.

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