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Does Reduced Kidney Function Cause Itching Skin

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Does Reduced Kidney Function Cause Itching SkinThe kidney function gradually reduces with the the progression of kidney disease. Some patients with reduced kidney function are suffering from itching skin. Does reduced kidney function cause itching skin?

Does reduced kidney function cause itching skin?

Kidneys function to filter the waste products and toxins in the blood to keep us healthy. If there is problem with kidney, the kidney function will be reduced. So the kidneys will fail to filter the waste product and toxins. When the waste products and toxins accumulating in the blood to a certain level, there will be some symptoms. Some toxins are relevant to itching skin, such as the guanidines. Excessive guanidines in blood will cause itching skin.

The kidneys also responsible to keep balance of electrolyte. With reduced kidney function, the electrolyte balance will be broke. Low level of serum calcium and high level of phosphorus can also cause itching skin.

So the reduced kidney function can cause itching skin.

How to deal with itching skin?

Because itching skin is caused by reduced kidney function, the root method to deal with itching skin is to improve kidney function.

You may be told to do dialysis to remove the excessive toxins and electrolyte. Dialysis indeed can alleviate the symptoms, but it cannot improve kidney function. What’s more, long-term dialysis will damage kidney function.

Then how to improve kidney function? Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is suggested to improve kidney function. The herbs used in this therapy can repair the damaged kidney cells by dilating blood vessels, fighting against inflammation and coagulation. Once the damaged kidney cells are repaired, the kidney can work normally and itching skin will be cured. If you want to know more about this therapy, you can send an email to for a reply.

Besides, you can wipe the skin with warm water every day. You will feel better after this. Do remember that do not do anything that will reduce kidney function. If you have itching skin, you should consult your doctor for a solution. Do not take medicine by yourself. For further information, you can also ask the online doctor!

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