Kidney Failure: Why Do I Have Skin Rash /Itching
Kidneys are important organs in your body to filter your blood several time a day. When you are diagnosed with kidney failure, your life quality may be disturbed more or less. One common problem for kidney failure patients is skin rash or itching. Why do they suffer from such a annoying problem? And how get rid of it? You will find the answer in this article.
Why do you feel skin rash or itching?
As mentioned above, kidneys filter your blood incessantly and remove the waste products. Once your kidneys fail to work well, the waste builds up and stay in your blood, which cause itching or other skin problems. In addition, healthy kidneys also function to regulate the phosphorus levels in your blood. Extra phosphorus is another cause why you feel itching.
How to get rid of skin rash or itching?
Itchy skin lasts for several weeks can affect patients’ life quality, which may cause sleep problem, anxiety or depression. How to release this problem?
- medical creams may be suggested to relieve itching area in your skin. Sad but true, creams cannot cure your skin rash or itching, because the root is the excessive phosphorus and other waste products in your blood.
-TCM therapy. The key to get rid of the skin problem is to improve your kidney functions. Therefore, your kidneys can remove the extra phosphorus and toxins out of your body and you can expect to live far away from itching. In China, TCM therapies are commonly used to repair damaged kidney cells and recover certain kidney functions.
-Making the appropriate dietary changes including avoidance high protein and phosphate rich foods can reduce itching.
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