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Why Do I Start Itching all over My Body After Eating Popcorn

Why Do I Start Itching all over My Body After Eating PopcornPatients with kidney disease should pay more attention to their daily diet, so as to control the progression of illness condition and protect remaining renal function. Today, one patients consult us: why do I start itching all over my body after eating popcorn?

The causes of itching all over body.

Actually, itching is a common skin problem and it can be caused by numerous factors, like food allergy, dry skin, side effect of certain medicines as well as infections. But for kidney disease patients, they are more likely to suffer from the disorder. As we all know, kidneys play an important role in removing wastes including creatinine, urea nitrogen and some other toxic substances out of body. However, when the damaged kidney fails to function well, accumulation of wastes and toxins will induce itching. And it also induce the disorder of electrolytes like high phosphorus and low calcium which can lead to itching.

Why do I start itching after eating popcorn?

Since I am not sure whether you have kidney disease or not, so I just can give you the possible causes. If you do have any questions, please leave a message below directly.

1. Food allergy

The first possible cause is that you are allergic to corn. When you eat the snack, you body will generate response. And itching can be a allergic response.

2. Kidney damage

Due to kidney damage, kidney will lose the ability of keeping phosphorus within the normal range. If patients eat too much popcorn at one time, it can cause extra kidney burdens. Because popcorn contains a large amount of phosphorus. High phosphorus level is the common symptom in kidney disease and when extra phosphorus deposit on the skin tissues, it will lea to skin problems, just like itching skin.

Sincerely hope you can find the underlying causes of your itching skin. For a definite diagnose, it’s better to attach your medical report to kidneyservice@hotmail.com and we will reply you within 24 hours.

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