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Denise Bruckerhoff, D.O.

Internist

Dr. Denise Bruckerhoff is an internist practicing in Mansfield, TX. Dr. Bruckerhoff specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Bruckerhoff provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
16 years Experience
Denise Bruckerhoff, D.O.
  • Mansfield, TX
  • Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is it painful to have dialysis?

Dialysis has a wide range of associated symptoms. Sometimes pts can get muscle cramping during treatments which can be very painful. Other times certain medications that are READ MORE
Dialysis has a wide range of associated symptoms. Sometimes pts can get muscle cramping during treatments which can be very painful. Other times certain medications that are given can be painful. If they have complications with their dialysis access site, that may be painful. However generally, most pts sleep or watch tv through their treatments & tolerate them well.

Can kidney infections go away on their own?

If it is a true bacterial kidney infection, usually pts should be treated with antibiotics to avoid scarring of the kidney.

Could I have appendicitis?

Certainly, but without knowing additional information I’m not able to diagnose you. Please seek medical attention.