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How do I manage my peritonitis?

Peritonitis is a disease that must be treated promptly and cannot be managed on one's own. Prevention and early detection are important for patients who are at risk for peritonitis. For dialysis patients, carefully following hygienic procedures is a daily process that can prevent this disease.

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What are peritoneal diseases?
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Peritoneal diseases are diseases that affect the peritoneal cavity. A subsection of the abdominal ca...
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Are there alternative treatments for peritoneal diseases?
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There are alternative treatments available for some peritoneal diseases. Combination therapies a...
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Is there a cure for peritoneal diseases?
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Certain peritoneal diseases are curable and others are not. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), which...
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What are the treatment options for peritoneal diseases?
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Because there are many different kinds of peritoneal diseases, there are also many different kinds o...
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