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How to Manage Itchy Skin after Dialysis in Stage 4 Kidney Failure

2014-03-17 00:07

How to Manage Itchy Skin after Dialysis in Stage 4 Kidney FailurePatients with stage 4 kidney failure will experience a lot of symptoms. Itchy skin is a common one. Some people suffer from itchy skin even after dialysis. How to manage itchy skin after dialysis in stage 4 kidney failure?

In stage 4 kidney failure, there are much toxins accumulated in blood, which are supposed to be filtered by kidneys. If kidneys fail to do this work, some of the toxins will be discharged through skin, causing stimulation. So you may feel itchy. As far as you know, dialysis is used to discharge the extra toxins in blood, right? But you may not know that dialysis will cause dehydration, which will make dry skin, a cause of itchy skin. So you may feel itchy even after dialysis. Then how to manage itchy skin after dialysis in stage 4 kidney failure?

Daily care.

A. You are suggested to wipe your body with kidney warm water everyday to keep the skin clean.

B. Do not bathe in hot water. Hot water will stimulate the skin and increase the feeling of itch.

C. Soaps that have natural, pure ingredients are your best choice.

D. Avoid scratching the skin when it is itchy or the it will wound the skin and cause infection.

Medical treatment

Only daily care is not enough to solve the problem completely. As aforementioned, the underlying cause of itchy skin is the reduced kidney function. So the basic method to relieve itching feeling is to improve kidney function.

Hot Compress Therapy is just the treatment designed for improving kidney function. It is an external application of traditional Chinese medicine and it has made some breakthroughs. If you want to know the details about how it functions, you can send an email to for consultation. Once kidney function is improved, the toxins will be discharged. What’s more, you can reduce the frequency of dialysis with this therapy. So itchy skin in stage 4 kidney failure will be relieved. Are you interested in this therapy? If you are, you can come to our hospital to have a try. Believe in me, it is worth your try.

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