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Skin Itching And Foot Cramp in Stage 4 Kidney Failure

2013-09-06 17:52

Kidney failure is a progressive condition in which kidney function decrease gradually.As renal function declines,a number of symptoms will appear.Skin itching and foot cramp will occur in stage 4 kidney failure.

Skin itching in stage 4 kidney failure

Skin itching is a common complaint in stage 4 kidney failure. It is mainly due to high levels of phosphorus in body. Phosphorus is an important mineral which is important to keep the bone healthy.However,in stage 4 kidney failure,the kidneys are impaired significantly.A large amount of phosphorus accumulates in body will result in skin itching.

In addition,some other causes which are not associated with kidney disease may also cause skin itching like allergy.

How to relieve skin itching in stage 4 kidney failure? Email to kidneycares@hotmail.com  for more information.

Foot cramp in stage 4 kidney failure

Foot cramp in stage 4 Kidney Failure can be caused by a number of possible causes including:

-Low levels of potassium: Potassium deficiency may trigger leg cramp in stage 4 kidney failure. If swelling occurs, diuretic medicines may be used to help the removal of fluid from body. The use of diuretic medicine is very likely to lower the level of potassium in body. In addition, diarrhea can be an attributable factor.

-Poor blood flow: If you are a diabetic, you may have experience poor blood flow,especially in extremities.Uncontrolled blood sugar level is the major culprit of poor blood flow in Diabetes.

-Low levels of calcium:As the levels of phosphorus in blood increase,more calcium will be pulled out of bones. Low levels of calcium in body can result in cramps in foot, leg etc.

To control the foot cramp in stage 4 kidney failure, the first step is to find out the specific cause. If you have no idea about the cause and ways to deal with foot cramp, you can chat with our online doctor now!

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