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Kidney infection

Dialysis has been done ,3ltr water has been taken out and at that time her weight came to 68 from 71kg.at night my mom wanted 1chapati n sip of water next morning her weight is again 70 kg.and now weakness is so much that she cannot stand why weight is increasing if they are not drinking water.Is she is able to survive
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Dr. Prashant C Dheerendra
Nephrologist/Renal Specialist 12 yrs exp Bangalore
Dear Sir, if your mother is on regular dialysis then please consult your nephrologist for what can be done to improve her health. If you have used two different weighing machines to check the weight then that could be the reason. Other than adequate dialysis (at least thrice per wreak) she will need an acceptable hemoglobin (at least 10 g%) and other measures to improve her health. Every dialysis patient has unique requirements which have to be looked into. Take care.
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