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    How about the prognosis and life expectancy of each stage? And whether your condition still can be reversed? You can surely find the answer here.

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    CKD stage 1-2 means the mild reduction of kidney function, though not serious the condition is, proper managements are still needed.

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    CKD stage 3 means the moderate reduction of kidney function. Some complication are likely to appear at this stage, but it still has a certain possibility to be reversed.

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    CKD stage 4 means the severe reduction of kidney function. And the possibility to reverse the condition has been discounted, but dialysis still can be prevented.

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    CKD stage 5 means the last and most severe stage of kidney disease. But if there still has blood flow in kidneys, dialysis and kidney transplant are still likely to be avoided.

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    How to Treat Severe Itching In CKD

    How to Treat Severe Itching In CKDFor patients with chronic kidney disease, their kidney function will be reduced gradually, which can cause patients to have many health problems.

    A common symptom in patients with CKD is itching, which can damage patient’s life quality obviously, like causing patients to have sleeping problems. Well then, if patients with CKD have severe itching, how can it be treated?

    Why patients with CKD have itching?

    Itching is common in patients with CKD, and it can be caused by many factors.

    A major cause of itching is high level of urea in body, while high urea can stimulate the swear gland and sebaceous gland, and that can cause patients to have desquamation and dry skin, which will lead to itching skin.

    Another common cause of itching skin is the hyperfunction of parathyroid gland, which can promote the secretion of histamine and cause itching. The hyperfunction of parathyroid gland is mainly due to hyperphasphatemia and hypocalcemia.

    Besides, CKD patients need to take many medicines, and some medicines can also cause patients to have itching skin.

    How to treat severe itching?

    Severe itching may be caused by its two major causes, namely high urea level in body and the hyperfunction of parathyroid gland. To treat this problem, it is necessary for patients to remove out the excess urea from patient’s body and correct the metabolic disorder of phosphorus and calcium in patient’s body.

    To reach this purpose, Diet is an important aspect to regulate their abnormal levels in patient’s body. It is necessary for patients to have low-protein and moderate-calory diet to have reduce high urea level in patient’s body. And patients should also reduce their phosphorus intake and increase their calcium intake to correct their metabolic disorders.

    Besides, Dialysis is another effective way to correct the metabolic disorders of phosphorus and calcium in patient’s body, and it can also reduce the excess urea effectively.

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