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Second opinion] I am on dialysis and I urinate normally how often should I be getting dialysis

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Yes I go three times a week but I was told by another dr. that since I urinate normally it should be getting it once or twice a week instead of three times a wee

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

High blood pressure and dibitcs and I had a heart attack, and I have two stincts

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

2 weeks ago

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I urinate normally I am getting dialysis three times a week but I was told that it should be 1 or 2 times
Doctor: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 29 days ago

I'm sorry you require dialysis. Determining how often you require dialysis is based on your urine studies and blood tests, not how much or how often you urinate. You may be able to reduce your treatments to twice weekly, but first, discuss this with your Nephrologist. With high blood pressure and Diabetes, you may need dialysis 3 times a week to clear your body of the impurities your kidneys are unable to remove from your body. I wish you an enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend.

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