Kidney disease being the systematic disorder which effects the other organ simultaneously including the skin. The no. of changes a kidney disorder can bring to a skin is numerable. But at the same time it becomes helpful for the physician to understand the underlying disorder through the diseases of skin.
The following are the disease of skin affected by kidney disorder.
If you have kidney disease, you won’t see early warning signs on your skin. However, as the disease progresses, you may develop one or more of the following:
If nothing seems to relieve the itch, you may want to see a dermatologist. Some people who have end-stage kidney disease suffer from these disorder.
The last two develop when you’ve had itchy skin for a long time and scratch often.
Because your nails reveal a lot about your health, see your doctor if you notice any changes to your fingernails or toenails.
You may see the swelling in one or several areas of your body.
The blisters will open, dry up, and crust over. As they clear, scars appear.
Feeling a mass in one of these areas can also be a sign of something less serious going on inside your body. If you find any spot or lump, make an appointment to see your doctor.
Gadolinium is a contrasting agent that can affect your kidneys. When this happens, it can cause:
This is a rare side effect. If you have kidney disease, be sure to tell any doctor who orders a medical test for you.
Calcium deposits usually develop around a joint and are not painful. However, when they occur within a fingertip, they can cause a great deal of pain.
If one of these deposits pushes up through the skin, you may see a chalky discharge.
Homoeopathy today is a rapidly growing system and is being practiced all over the world. It strength lies in its evident effectiveness as it takes a holistic approach towards the sick individual through promotion of inner balance at mental, emotional, spiritual and physical levels. When developmental delay is concerned there are many effective medicines available in Homoeopathy, but the selection depends upon the individuality of the patient, considering mental and physical symptoms.
APIS MELLIFICA - Apis mel is one of the top remedies for kidney disease with swelling of face, feet, and feet. The urine is scanty and high colored. The patient is drowsy, apathetic and has a bruised feeling all over. There is burning and soreness when urinating. The urine is loaded with blood corpuscles and albumin. There is pain in the kidney region and also in head, back and legs. The skin becomes pale. There is a feeling of suffocation in Apis person and he does not see how he get another breath. Apis is best adapted to psoric and allergic constitutions. Swellings after bites; sore, sensitive. Stinging. Erysipelas, with sensitiveness and swelling, rosy hue
TEREBINTH - Terebinth is excellent for kidney disease with congestion of the kidneys. There is a burning drawing pain in the region of the kidney extending along the ureters. The urine is dark and smoky. Also the urine is albuminous and bloody. Terebinth is prescribed where uremia with spasms and lock jaw is present which may be occurring every 15 minutes. There are violent convulsions producing most frightful opisthotonos. Acne. Erythema; itching pustular, vesicular eruption; urticaria.
PLUMBUM METALLICUM - Plumbum met is prescribed where there are granular degenerations of the kidneys with tendency to uraemic convulsions. Kidney contracted. There is dropsy, sallow face, emaciation and edema about the ankles. The urine is albuminous having low specific gravity. The patient is always constipated.
LYCOPODIUM CLAVATUM —Lycopodium is an effective remedy for kidney disease with kidney failure. There is high level of creatinine in blood. Urine scanty, cries before urinating, red sand in urine, must strain, suppressed or retained. Urine milky and turbid. Sometimes hematuria. Urine is burning and hot. The right kidney is mainly affected. The patient experiences impotency. The patient likes warm food and drink, also there is intense craving for sweets.
MERCURIUS CORROSIVUS -Mercurius cor is indicated in large white kidney. The urine is scanty, red, with albumin and casts. The urine is hot, burning and passed drop by drop with much tenesmus of bladder. There is lumbar pain, and great dyspnea. Also there is swelling of the feet.