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    Uremia Patients: Healthcare of Itchy Skin with IgA Nephropathy

    2013-11-10 10:15| Font Size A A A

    Itchy Skin, IgA Nephropathy, UremiaItchy Skin is commonly seen in winter because of dry cold air, which, however, is a reflection of renal problem of patients with Uremia. Then what are the factors of healthcare of IgA Nephropathy?

    IgA Nephropathy is a kind of autoimmune CKD attributes to abnormal IgA immune globulin which combines with autoantibody and forms immune complex, thus depositing in mesangial area and causing renal damage.

    Itchy skin appears when patients with uremia of IgA Nephropathy suffer from severe renal disorder or dysfunction that metabolic wastes such as urea and creatine are unable to be eliminated thoroughly out of body, thus causing subcutaneous phosphate deposition with hyperparathyroidism, which further leads to itchy skin.

    Specific factors of healthcare for Uremia patients with IgA Nephropathy are listed below.

    1.Warm water bath is needed everyday in order to eliminate uremic frost which causes itchy skin.

    2.Soap is unbefitting for patients with uremia of IgA Nephropathy, which may aggravate dry skin.

    3.Skin moisturizer and baby oil are beneficial to relieve itchy skin.

    4.Patients who are bedridden for a long time should be helped to turn over oftentimes in order to avoid pressure sores of continuous partial pressure.

    5.It is essential to trim fingernails so as to prevent itchy skin from scratching.

    6.Female patients with uremia of IgA Nephropathy should rinse pudendum regularly with warm water and keep dry in certain area, thus avoiding itchy pudendum.

    7.Draw attention to skin traumatism and severe itchy skin, which should be diagnosed and treated by doctors in hospital or dermatology clinic.

    As a matter of fact, itchy skin is thorny clinical feature of uremia patients rather than root causes of IgA Nephropathy which is seriously damaged nephron. While natural treatments are applied to repair renal injuries and restore renal functions fundamentally, therefore protecting and regenerating the structures and functions of intrinsic renal cells, thus treating CKD timely and effectively. If you want to know more about personalized suggestions for current situation, please send us an E-mail to *** or consult our live doctor for free.

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