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Effective Treatments for Skin Itching in ESRD


2014-02-15 07:01

Effective Treatments for Skin Itching In ESRDWith end stage renal disease (ESRD), patients usually have many symptoms and discomforts. Skin itching is just one common headache for ESRD patients. Since it can affect patients’ life quality and sleep quality largely, ESRD patients are eager to find out some effective treatments to treat their skin itching.

What causes skin itching for ESRD patients?

In end stage kidney disease, kidneys are functioning at low level. Meanwhile, deposits of uremic toxins, electrolyte imbalance and abnormal secretion of some hormones appear. Some of these conditions can cause skin itching easily.

1. High phosphorus level: Diseased kidneys usually can’t filter out phosphorus efficiently. When too much phosphorus builds up in the blood, it can form itching crystals in the skin with calcium. Therefore, high phosphorus level can induce skin itching.

2. High PTH level: It usually occurs along with elevated phosphorus level, and it is another reason of skin itching for ESRD patients.

3. Build up of uremic toxins: Various toxins accumulate in the blood as kidney function declines. Some of these uremic toxins like urea can irritate skin and cause itching.

Effective treatments for skin itching due to ESRD

The treatments should depend on the causes, so the following treatments may be helpful.

1. Medicated Bath: Put some herbs with anti-itch property into the bath water, so these medications can work immediately. As said by users, medicated bath does do a lot for relieving skin itching.

2. Circle Therapy: This therapy can help stimulate kidneys to remove more uremic toxins and improve ESRD patients’ overall health condition as well as skin condition.

3. Hot Compress Therapy: Different from the above remedies, Hot Compress Therapy focuses on repairing damaged kidney cells and improving kidney function level. When kidneys’ ability to filter out wastes increases largely, skin itching can be eased obviously.

No matter which remedy the above mentioned you are interested, you can send email to kidneyabc@hotmail.com or leave a message below. We can guide you to use these remedies.




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