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Can Decreased Kidney Function Cause Skin Itching

2014-09-12 08:14

Can Decreased Kidney Function Cause Skin ItchingSkin itching may be not stranger to all the people. For healthy people, skin itching can be relieved after scratching. But for kidney patients, itchy skin may be so uncomfortable that it distracts you from your daily routines or prevents you from sleeping. Can decreased kidney function cause skin itching?

Decreased kidney function can cause skin itching.

-Because of the decreased kidney function, urea which should be discharged from body now builds up in the blood, which may stimulate the skin and sebaceous glands, resulting in dry skin and skin itching.

-The high concentration of waste in the body may cause nervous lesion, leading to skin itching.
-Moreover, kidney failure is often a contributor to secondary hyperparathyroidism. It can give rise to high calcium level in the blood. The calcium can deposit in the skin, leading to skin itching.

How to alleviate skin itching for kidney patients?

To prevent and alleviate skin itching, you should strictly limit the intake of protein and phosphorus. If you have had skin itching, calamine lotion and antipruritic alcohol are helpful for you to alleviate skin itching. However, just controlling the symptom is not enough, you should try to improve kidney function. Because kidney disease treatment is very complex, we should combine various therapies and make use of their advantages. In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, there is a suit of treatment plan, including Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Foot Bath, Mai Kang, and Medicated Soup. Foot Bath can be taken place by Medicated Full Bath.

Medicated Full Bath is to immerse your body into the medicated soup. Under warm temperature, the skin pores will open and then part of toxins can be draw out of the body and then skin itching can be eased. When this therapy is used with the other three therapies, they can repair the damaged kidneys by blood circulation improvement, anti-inflammation, stopping kidney fibrosis, etc. After a period of treatment, you will find that all the symptoms caused by decreased kidney function are alleviated.

Hope the above information can help you. If you still have any doubt in how to improve decreased kidney function, please leave a message below or send emails to kidneycares@hotmail.com.

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