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Is It Common That Kidney Failure Patients Get Darker in The Face

My brother in law who has kidney failure seems to have gotten darker in the face. Is that common?

People with kidney failure can easily find some changes in patients’ skin, including: Skin itching, dry skin and dark skin. From your description, we can know the skin change on your brother’s face just belongs to these three problems seen commonly for kidney failure patients.

Why does the color of kidney failure patients’ skin become dark? One reason is related to urochromes, one pigment, which builds up in the skin. Normally, healthy kidneys are responsible for removing it out of the body. However, when kidneys can’t do their work normally, more and more urochromes will settle in the body, so as to cause dark skin. Besides, the deposit of uremic toxins is another reason for this skin problem.

From the above analysis, we can know low kidney function is the root cause for your brother’s skin change. To slove this problem, treatment that can help boost kidney function is needed. Medicated bath, acupuncture, circle therapy, TCM, etc, all have this effect. To learn these therapies in detail, you can leave a message below.

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