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What are the most common side effects of dialysis?

Many people on dialysis experience side effects of treatment. The most common side effects are:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dry or itchy skin
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Muscle cramping

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