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How to Treat Dry Skin for Dialysis Patient

2013-08-06 10:21

How to Treat Dry Skin for Dialysis PatientDry skin and skin itching are two common skin problems for dialysis patients. If you are on dialysis and your skin is quite, you are more likely to find your skin is infected easily and the skin wounds heal slowly. In this condition, how to treat dry skin for dialysis patient must be your concern.

Firstly, make clear its causes

Kidney is great organ that is in charge of not only filtering wastes and excess water but also affecting the secretion of some glands. Generally, it means more than 85% of kidney function has been damaged when patients begin dialysis, that is to say, kidneys can’t do their work normally.

With severely impaired kidneys and dialysis, patients are required to restrict the fluid intake. Without enough fluid, patients’ skin becomes dry easily. In addition, even though dialysis can replace kidney to remove a part of waste products and excess water, it can’t do anything to stimulate the secretion of glands. As a result, changes in the sweat glands and oil glands causes the skin to dry out.

How to treat dry skin for dialysis patient?

From the above analysis, we can know fluid restriction and changes in glands are the direct causes of dry skin, while low kidney function is the root cause. Therefore, only if patients’ kidney function is improved can dry skin be treated radically.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy indeed gives dialysis patients a hope to get rid of dialysis as well as skin problem. Generally, after two or three weeks’ treatment, patients can get some obvious therapeutic effects including blood circulation improvement, boosting immunity and enhancing kidney function. As long as patients’ kidney function increases to 15% or above, their skin condition will be improved largely.

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