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This is a result of the dry skin produced by chronic kidney disease and/or high phosphorus levels. You must use a moisturising body lotion every day and reduce your consumption of phosphorus-rich foods.
The toxins that accumulate in kidney disease patients are partly eliminated during respiration. It is very important to follow good dental hygiene practices and attend regular dental check-ups to try and minimise the bad breath.
Fatigue could be due to anaemia, which is often associated with chronic kidney disease, or a sign of a sudden decline in kidney function. In the former case, your doctor will instruct you to self-administer erythropoietin injections (using a small syringe) at a frequency that depends on each case.
It is a record of dialysis patients who are waiting to receive a kidney transplant from a deceased donor. There are currently less deceased donors than patients on the waiting list; this means the transplant waiting time is always growing longer. Patients who receive a transplant from living donors do not have to be placed on the waiting list. Patients can only be registered on a single waiting list for a public hospital. Waiting lists are rigorously controlled and updated with each patient’s clinical and immunological information.