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Does Elevated Phosphorus Cause Itching

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Does Elevated Phosphorus Cause ItchingPhosphorus is an important mineral that is presented in every cell of the body for normal function. However, when phosphorus level in blood increases, what will happen? Does it can cause skin itching?

How does high phosphorus level occur?

Normal kidneys help to keep the right amount of phosphorus in the blood. When kidney fails, phosphate builds up in the blood. Consequently, high creatinine level will occur. Also, it can result from increased phosphate intake, hypoparathyroidism, vitamin D or vitamin A intoxication, low calcium,Low levels of magnesium and so on. The normal phospFor Chronic Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure patients, they are prone to suffer from elevated phosphorus in blood which is also called hyperphosphatemia.

Dose hyperphosphatemia cause skin itching?

Unfortunately, the answer is Yes. High levels of phosphorus can cause sever itching, which can be very uncomfortable. Why? Because when high creatinine phosphorus deposit in the skin and blood, it will lead to skin itching. It is a common trigger for skin itchy. While hypocalcemia can cause patients to have the hypertension of parathyroid gland, which can make the calcium ion in bone move into patient’s blood, and when calcium accumulate in skin, it will cause patients to have itchy skin

How to deal with skin itchy caused by elevated phosphorus?

1. Patients should increase their calcium intake and reduce intake of phosphorus, which can help correct the imbalance of calcium and phosphorus in the body.

2. When your phosphorus level beyonds the normal range due to kidney damage, then, dialysis may be needed.

3. However, the fact is that on one is willing to undergo dialysis due to its side effects. In view of this point, Medicated Bath, Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine are recommended to you. All of them are natural remedies to lower phosphorus levels and protect renal function. More detailed info, please leave a message to us and we will do what we can to help you. Good Luck!

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