A 55-year-old female asked:
I have itchy skin on my arms at my elbos. sometimes a blister appears, others, just itching. i do havr stage 3 chronic kidney disease. is this related?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 27 years experience
Not likely: Stage 3 kidney disease does not usually cause pruritis. Do have it checked though as it may have got worse.
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Dermatology 25 years experience
Maybe: Renal disease can contribute to various skin problems. Patients who are on dialysis are also at risk for the same problems. I recommend you see your doctor. You may need to be seen by a dermatologist.
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 18, 2014
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