Many dialysis will ask that why do I experience skin itching after dialysis? And as time goes by, the skin itching problem becomes severe, which affect person’s life quality severely. Now, this article will explain the details for you. You also can add WhatsApp/Wechat+8618203203537.
1, electrolyte disturbance leads to skin itching
Electrolyte disturbance is commonly experienced for patients with chronic kidney disease. Due to decreasing kidney function, the diseased kidney is less able to excrete phosphorus, as a result, too much phosphorus build up in blood and calcium in blood keeps decreasing. This will simulate the excretion of parathyroid hormone, leading to skin itching. Treatment method is to reduce the phosphorus level in blood, the amount should be limited between 600-1200mg/d. Besides, patients also should avoid bean products and animal organs.
2 nitrogen metabolic products retention leads to skin itching
Metabolic products retention will stimulate skin, leading to dry skin and desquamation. And the reason why that patients experiences retention is because that inadequate dialysis. Treatment method is to use less low flux dialysis machine and increase the times of dialysis.
3, allergic action leas to skin itching.
It is mainly because that heparin and softening blood vessel will stimulate patients’ spleen and marrow, resulting in increased plasma histamine in blood, so as to lead patients to skin itching. Treatment method is to use antihistamines to relive it. Patients need to choose better consistency dialyzer. What is more, patients also need to use normal saline to wash channels in advance frequently,
Moreover, patients also need to follow patients’ advice strictly and they should avoid anxiety. They need to use cotton and loose clothes, and they should not use too hot water to take shower. In addition to, they should avoid dry skin, drinking and spicy foods and keep skin clean.
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