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Why Kidney Failure Patient Always Getting Itchy and Difficult in Breathing

2015-03-01 17:11

Why Kidney Failure Patient Always Getting Itchy and Difficult in BreathingWhy kidney failure patient always getting itchy and difficult in breathing ? Actually, itchy and breath problem are the common symptoms of kidney failure, most of the patients are familiar to them but few of them know clear the reasons why they occur. Next, let us learn it together, hoping it can help you to know more clear about your disease.

Why kidney failure patient will get itchy ?

High level of phosphorus in the blood. Since the impaired kidneys does not effectively remove phosphorus, a low phosphorus diet is prescribed. Take phosphorus binders may also help prevent or stop itching.

Dry skin. Advanced stage of kidney disease may make changes in the sweat glands and oil glands, which causes the skin to dry out.

Build up of waste products in the body due to the kidneys' inability to filter the blood efficiently. This accumulation of wastes cause the skin to itch, particularly on the legs.

Why kidney failure patient will have difficult in breathing ?

The inability to get rid of excessive fluids may result in fluid collection in the lungs, thereby causing shortness of breath. Also, the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood decreases due to elevated blood toxicity, resulting in out of breath.

In addition, other causes may also include certain emotional conditions (anxiety and panic attacks), side effects of certain medicines, heart disease, long-term elevated hypertension, etc.

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