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<Mary>
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Most days at 6pm my dads leg begin to get irritated and he feels he needs to constantly move & shake them. Any suggestions that will help to calm? He is on PD overnight with one daily fill.
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<Guest>
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Mary,
This sounds like "restless leg syndrome". Many dialysis patients are affected by this. There is some treatment out there, but I don't know how effective it is, your dad should talk to his doctor about it.
 
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<annie>
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My husband has got this restless leg syndrome he just cannot sleep at night he is going on to capd this week, he had his tube fitted over a week ago, can any one tell me if it will go away with being on dialysis.We have tried every thing, wet cloths, paracetamol any ideas out there.
 
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