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how to get rid of edema all over in comatose person with renal failure
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
she is doing hemodialysis, but her body is still swelling. Her bladder is not working. she has kidney failure as a result of septis shock--from gastric sleeve leakage (pus pocket in her stomach). yesterday, she had dialysis with albumen. she is receiving tpn for nutrients. she hasn't had a bowel movement since 12/13/17. she passed very little urine since 12/13/17 also.
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

Who is the person you are taking care of?

can you list all meds?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
My sister. I gave all relevant info previously
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I haven't received an answer. I do not want to call as I have posed this question to two other kidney doctors.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

The reason for the swelling is the low albumin

she has no protein in her blood to hold fluid in

so she needs nutrition

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
They are giving her a TPN drip as I mentioned initially. This drip is supposed to have proteins in it. I mentioned this earlier. THis isn't the answer to the specific question asked.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

You keep saying as you mentioned initially but I don't have access to that.

The answer is she needs either protein intake or albumin to help with swelling

there is no other cure

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