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    What Does The Rash Look Like When You Have Kidney Failure

    What Does The Rash Look Like When You Have Kidney FailureKidney is an important organ, which is in charge of regulating the internal metabolic balances of electrolytes, fluid and acid-base, etc. When kidney function is damaged by kidney disease, that will cause many health problems. In fact, rash is often a common problem in patients with kidney failure.

    What does the rash look like when patients have kidney failure?

    Rash in patients with kidney failure have several patterns. Some patients may have rash in the exposed part of skin, mainly in their face. They may have butterfly erythema and discoid rash, and patients can have humpy patches which have circle, annular and oval shape. Some patients may have skin lesions in their lower limbs, hip and hypogastrium, and their distributions are symmetrical. They are mainly hemorrhagic speckle, and sometimes patients can have urticaria, angioneurotic edema. Besides, rash in patients with kidney failure can also looks like fish scale, which is caused by desquamation and dry skin.

    Why patients with Kidney Failure have rash?

    In fact, rash in patients with kidney failure can be caused by many factors, but they can be divided into two major patterns.

    For patients with kidney failure, their kidney disease can be caused by many factors, and some causes can also cause patients to have skin rash. For example, Lupus Nephritis and purpura nephritis are two common kidney diseases, and patients always have rash in their skin, which are caused by the root causes of lupus and purpura.

    Besides, when patient’s kidney function is damaged severely, they will have high BUN. While the accumulation of BUN can stimulate patient’s sweat gland and sebaceous gland, and that will cause patients to have skin rash due to dry skin and desquamation.

    Kidney disease can cause complicated problems, and patients should improve their condition according to their condition. If you have any trouble in dealing with your condition, you can contact our online experts. We will provide the guidance you need or do what we can to help you.

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