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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.

    CKD Symptoms A~Z

    Which CKD symptom are you experiencing? Now follow us to learn more about your symptoms and find the natural ways to relieve them.

    CKD Treatment

    What kinds of treatment options can help reverse your condition and avoid dialysis treatment? Here you will surely find new hopes.

    CKD Diet﹠Fitness

    There is no a certain food you can not eat, which depends on your specific condition. learn more about foods & fitness to improve the quality of life.

    CKD Stage1~2

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

    CKD Stage 3

    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.

    CKD Stage 4

    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.

    CKD Stage 5

    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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    A cozy accommodation can undoubtedly make patients feel eased and relaxed. A good mood is the best treatment for any kinds of kidney diseases. read more

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    How to Reduce Skin Itching for CKD Patients

    Reduce Skin Itching for CKD Patients, skin itchingSkin itching can become a common symptom for CKD patients and undoubtedly it troubles them a lot and discounts the quality of life. The following information about how to reduce skin itching for CKD patients can be helpful.

    For CKD patients, what are the common causes of skin itching?

    -The elevated levels of phosphorus, parathyroid hormone.

    -Urea builds up in the body, urea frost (crystalline powder) forms in the body surface.

    -Skin itching is a common side effect of dialysis treatment.

    How to reduce skin itching for CKD patients?

    -Sodium bicarbonate ointment can be applied on body surface, which can reduce skin itching to a certain degree.

    -Apply a moisturizing, high-water content gel, lotion or cream to the body right after bathing, while the skin is still damp. Avoid creams or lotions with alcohol.

    -Some medicines can be used to relieve skin itching, such as diphenhydramine, hydroxyzine, loratidine, fexofenadine, etc.

    -Covering the affected area with bandages and dressings can help protect the skin and prevent scratching.

    -The combination of Chinese herbal medicines can reduce skin itching for CKD patients without side effects. If you are interested in Chinese herbal medicines, click here: Get Herbs List from TCM Professor.

    However, the most efficient way to reduce skin itching for CKD patients is to balance the electrolyte levels. There is no doubt that proper advises on diet will be given according to patients’ specific condition. If you are lack of information about diet, you can send us more about your condition to ***, our expert will surely send the related information back to help you manage your condition well.

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