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What is the remission of itchy skin for kidney patients

2016-12-06 03:28

Itchy skin is a complication of kidney disease, which makes patients distracted. Moreover, kidney patients usually have a poor immune system. Scratching will lead to infection and worsen their condition. How to relief the itching skin safely is necessary.

Before we talk about the treatments, we should know the causes of itchy skin.

1. Accumulation of Uremic toxin

Accumulation of uremic toxin may damage the nerve system, leading to itchy skin. With a loss of renal function, toxins can not be expelled from the body. These toxins build up, affecting the immune system and nerve system. Then the toxins do harm to skin, making it easy to damage. Patients will fell itching, once they scratch, the infection will lead to a vicious circle.

2. High PTH

The parathyroid gland can lead to low calcium level, and high PTH affection is that some cells multiply rapidly in the skin. Then, itching occurs.

3. Imbalance of calcium and phosphorus

The balance of calcium and phosphorus is ruined by high phosphorus level because damaged kidneys can't get rid of excess phosphorus efficiently. Then, crystals of calcium and phosphorus deposit in the skin and cause skin itching.

Now let’s know the treatments for itchy skin in kidney patients.

As we mentioned above, no matter how itchy your skin is, do never scratch. Because it is very dangerous for patients with kidney disease, especially for kidney failure patients. A severe infection is a disaster to their poor immune system.

Limit the ingestion of phosphorus if your phosphorus level is high. It’s necessary to avoid foods rich in phosphorus such as seafood, nuts, mushroom and animal plucks.

Scientific dialysis modification is necessary if skin itching appears during or after dialysis, communicate with your doctor or health care provider immediately to make sure you can receive dialysis safely.

Some Chinese therapy such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Immunotherapy, and Blood Pollution Therapy can be chosen as a treatment to repair your kidney function. Low kidney function is the root causes of itchy skin. With your renal function increasing more than 15%, you can get rid of dialysis successfully.

Itchy skin is a curable disease if you choose proper treatment. Chinese Therapy is a kind of treatment without side effect.

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