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Has Anyone Suffered From Diarrhea While On Dialysis

2015-07-21 02:59

Has Anyone Suffered From Diarrhea While On DialysisHas anyone suffered from diarrhea while on dialysis? Yes, both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis will cause side effects. This is because of the way dialysis is carried out and the fact that it can only compensate for the loss of kidney function to a certain extent. Well then, how does dialysis result in diarrhea?

1. What are causes of diarrhea in dialysis?


For diabetes patients, they are prone to have loose bowels. This is because diabetes causes the slow movement of food through intestine which can make lots of bacteria grow in the intestine and lead to diarrhea.


Dialysis patients are more likely to have infections such as urinary tract infection, kidney infection, bladder infection and peritonitis. Under such a condition, doctors usually give patients antibiotics. Long-term use of antibiotics can cause some side effects and diarrhea is one of them. When this happens, you should check with your doctor to reduce or stop taking certain medicines.


If people eat lots of spicy foods or drink unclear water, this can also cause loose bowels. Foods like wax gourd, celery, potatoes, banana and dragon fruits can all cause loose bowels.

2. What is the treatment for diarrhea?

Following a healthy diet and reducing or stopping the use of medicines both can alleviate diarrhea. Besides, kidney function enhancement would be the best treatment. You can have a try of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy which can dilate blood vessels, prevent inflammation and coagulation, degrade extracellular matrix and provide necessary nutrients. After a period of treatment, injured kidneys can be repaired and kidney function can be improved. If kidney function is improved to a certain extent, it is possible to reduce dialysis frequency and even stop dialysis. Thus, diarrhea can be controlled. If you have confusion about this therapy and want to detailed information, you can leave a message below or send email to kidneycares@hotmail.com.

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