Itchy Skin and Renal Failure

Itchy Skin and Renal Failure In daily life, we often hear patients with renal failure suffering from itchy skin. Then how does it occur and what can patient do? Follow me and you will find the answer.

Causes of itchy skin due to renal failure

After careful study, experts at our Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital have concluded some of the following reasons:

High phosphorus level: For patients with kidney failure, their kidneys fail to excrete metabolic products and minerals such as phosphorus in the blood effectively. As a result, patients will feel itchy.

Dialysis: In the advanced stage of kidney disease, patients may be suggested to undergo dialysis. During the treatment, they are more likely to experience itchy skin. Because it can cause skin to produce less oil.

Allergic reaction: Except for the above causes, the itching may become worsen due to allergies.

How to treat itchy skin for kidney failure patients?

Itchy skin can affect patients’ life to a large degree. Therefore, knowing how to manage it is very important. And the methods are as follows:

Antipruritic medicines: It is effective in relieving skin problems, but the curative effects can be temporary.

Medicated bath: Experts at our kidney disease hospital recommend patients with this therapy, it is comfortable and cause no side effects to the body. On the one hand, the herbs can help regulate the internal environment. On the other hand, they can help alleviate itchy skin, fatigue and so on. More detailed information about this therapy, you are welcomed to email

Blood purification: This symptom has close connection with high levels of toxins in the blood, therefore, cleaning blood can be of great importance. For a better choice, you can consult with our online doctor directly and they will provide you an individualized plan.

If you happen to be a person with renal failure and itchy skin, we are always here to help. Anything unclear about this article, you can leave us message below. Best wishes!

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