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If I have esrd and have a lot of itching, what is that likely to be caused by?

If I have esrd and have a lot of itching, what is that likely to be caused by?

Itching And Dialysis: Most propeller have itching whether they are on hemo or peritoneal dialysis. Cause are accumulation of phosphorous in the blood due to renal failure, allergies to some component of the dialysis process (plastic, cleansing agents, additives to the dialysis fluid, etc), or there is no known cause and it just comes and goes without ever having an answer. ...Read more

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications: 1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste 2. Insufficient clearance of excess water 3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, ...Read more


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What causes a skin breakout black spots and itches?

What causes a skin breakout black spots and itches?

Allergy: it could be an allergic reaction in spite of the black coloration the itching could be the best sign Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see a doctor ...Read more

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What could cause small bumps and itches on the inside of my vagina?

What could cause small bumps and itches on the inside of my vagina?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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The outside of my nose really itches can you tell me what causes this....?

The outside of my nose really itches can you tell me what causes this....?

Itchy Nose: There are a few conditions that may cause an itchy nose. They include: the common cold, allergies or hay fever. If you have an itchy nose but do not believe a cold or allergies are the cause, you should consult your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Hi What are the possible causes of a lump in the spine that itches which goes in an hr or so but comes randomly again anytime. Thanks.

Hi What are the possible causes of a lump in the spine that itches which goes in an hr or so but comes randomly again anytime. Thanks.

Lumps and bumps: Orthopedic surgeons have a standard work up for all lumps and bumps. Most likely it is a lipoma which is harmless however you should see your family doctor or orthopedic surgeon for appropriate imaging studies. ...Read more

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My husband itches all over really bad but there is no visible rash or cause. This has been going on for a couple weeks. What could it be?

My husband itches all over really bad but there is no visible rash or cause. This has been going on for a couple weeks. What could it be?

Generalized Itch: A generalized itch without a rash can be due to something as minor as dry skin but also may signal an internal problem such as kidney problems, liver problems, iron deficiency, hyperthyroidism/hypothyroidism or even some cancers. During the winter its best to limit length and temperature of showers, soap use and immediately apply a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop night whole body itches? Is there anyway in finding what causes it? What test can be done and what can I request from my GP?

What can I do to stop night whole body itches? Is there anyway in finding what causes it? What test can be done and what can I request from my GP?

Usually the work up: for pruritus differs if it lasts less or more than 6 weeks. I would make appointment to see board certified dermatologist for work up ...Read more

Dr. Fred McCurdy
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Esrd (Definition)

End stage renal disease (ESRD, or sometimes called chronic kidney disease), describes any condition where there is a progressive ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more