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ESRD, end stage renal disease, also known as uremia, means kidneys have been damaged completely with very low renal function. For ESRD patients, especially the patients who are on dialysis, they are easily to get symptoms like skin itching, leg restless, sleep problem, etc, which make great troubles to patients. Then what should be treatment? You can get answer below.
For ESRD patients, about 40.6% have skin itching, 60.1% has sleep problem, and 10%-20% patients have leg restless, so most of the ESRD patients are concerned about the effective treatment. Here are the treatment suggestions, provided by experts in Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital.
1. Sleep problem
For ESRD patients, they cant sleep well at night, this can be related with their bad mood, so change a good mood and keep positive becomes very important. Besides, sleep problem can also be caused by high phosphorus level and high BUN level in blood. There are some western medicines can help reduce high phosphorus level, and patients can also take dialysis at night, this can help improve their sleep quality.
2. Leg restless
For ESRD patients with leg restless, they have discomforts on their legs,especially when they are sleeping. Patients can take proper exercises at daytime, this can help relieve their symptoms to some extent. In addition, patients can also take medicines for this symptoms if exercises cant work for them.
3. Skin itching
Skin itching in ESRD can be caused by many factors, including inadequate dialysis, high phosphorus and calcium, high ferritin, etc. Patients should first get the main cause of their skin itching, then taking effective treatment to control it.
Most important thing, these symptoms are mainly caused by low kidney function in ESRD, so the basic treatment should focus on repairing damaged renal cells and improving renal function. If you want to learn more details, you can send e-mail to email@example.com, or contact with whatsapp +8613633219293. We can give more professional suggestions.