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How To Deal With Itching skin In Kidney Failure

How To Deal With Itching skin In Kidney Failure For patients with kidney failure, a common and suffering problem is their itching skin.

Itching skin can take lots of problems to patients’ life. It is a suffering feeling, and it can destroy patient’s sleeping, which can affect patient’s mental condition and rest obviously.

Why patients with kidney failure have itching skin?

As patient’s kidney function has already be lowered greatly when patient has kidney failure, patient will have many health problems in his body. And there are many factors can lead to itching skin at this point.

A major cause is the accumulation of metabolic wastes in patient’s body, especially the accumulation of urea. Besides, the imbalance of calcium and phosphorus can lead to the hyperfunction of parathyroid gland, which can also cause itching skin. Besides, allergic reaction to some medicines and dialysis machine is also a common reason of itching skin.

How to deal with itching skin in kidney failure?

To deal with itching skin, patient should make clear what’s the cause of itching skin.

If itching skin is caused by the hyperfunction of parathyroid gland, patient should correct his the metabolic disorder of calcium and phosphorus in his body. It is necessary for patient to increase the intake of vitamin D and calcium in his diet, and patient may need to take phosphorate binder to reduce the phosphorus level in his body. Beside, if necessary, patient can take dialysis to correct the imbalance of calcium and phosphorus in his body.

When patient’s itching skin is caused by his the accumulation of metabolic wastes, patient will need to restrict his protein intake, which can reduce the urea amount obviously. Besides, blood purification will be a great help to achieve this goal.

If patient’s itching skin is caused by allergic reaction, patient may need to find replacing medicines, and it is important for patient to choose dialysis machine which has good biocompatibility.

Besides, patient can choose frozen towel or cooling oil to relieve his itching.

In fact, sometimes patient’s itching skin can be caused by many reasons, and patient will need to take more measures to deal with his problem at this point. And if you have any trouble in dealing with kidney disease, you can email us your detailed condition and problem. We will do what we can to help you.

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