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What Causes Numbness and Tingling for Patients with ESRD

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-01-12 16:03

What Causes Numbness and Tingling for Patients with ESRDNumbness and tingling in your toes or hands is a symptom of ESRD. What causes it? If you are curious about the causes, read on please. Generally speaking, numbness and tingling are related with the nerve damage.

What causes numbness and tingling for patients with ESRD?

-Too much wastes building up in the blood

For patients with ESRD, their kidneys fails to filter the wastes and toxins from the body, resulting in too much wastes building up in the blood. The nerves are easily impaired because they are very sensitive to these wastes and toxins. This can lead to numbness and tingling.

-High blood sugar

High blood sugar is not only a cause of kidney disease, but also the common causes of numbness and tingling. Exposed to high blood sugar for long time, the nerves can be damaged.

-Restricted diet

Patients with ESRD all have a restricted diet. If controlled unproperly, you may suffer from malnutrition. Vitamin B12 deficiency can also lead to numbness and tingling.


ESRD patients are at high risk of infection. If your nerves are infected, it is common for you have numbness and tingling.

Treatment to numbness and tingling

According to the different causes of numbness and tingling, there may be different treatments. But all in all, the numbness and tingling are caused by kidney function impairment. How to improve the kidney function? Though dialysis can take part of your kidney to work, it can not improve your kidney function, and on the contrary, it will decrease your kidney function. Polluted Blood Therapy is the new breakthrough in treating kidney disease. It can effectively cleanse the blood like the dialysis, but they can improve kidney function.

Numbness and tingling can threaten your life if you leave it uncontrolled. Therefore, you had better consult your doctor after finding numbness and tingling in your toes or hands.


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