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A 29-year-old male asked about a 55-year-old male:

My father, a diabetic patient & now undergone dialysis having needle sensation if on his chest skin.can u explain about it & how to cure it?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Unfortunately: Unfortunately when you have kidney disease and need dialysis your skin does not work correctly. You can have a secondary dermatitis and unusual skin sensations. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.

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Last updated Jun 11, 2013

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