What are the Causes of Membranous Nephropathy
Membranous Nephropathy refers to a medical condition in which the filters in the kidney known as glomeruli became inflamed. In some cases, it may progress into nephrotic syndrome. It can occur both in children and adult. Therefore, knowing its causes are of great importance.
Generally speaking, this disorder can be divided into two categories: idiopathic and secondary. Speaking of the former one, the exact cause is still unknown. And the remaining cases are related to the following conditions:
Infections: hepatitis B, hepatitis C and other infections
Autoimmune disorders: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus(SLE), arthritis and other disorders
Certain drugs: such as nephrotoxic medicines
Tumors: lung cancer, lymphoma, colon cancer and so on
Before taking any treatments, it is necessary to check the amount of immune complex and the immune status. Here, we provide patients with different tests. If you are interested in this, please email us:firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide you an individualized test.
In general, corticosteroid and immunosuppressive agents are usually prescribed by the doctors. And they can help alleviate symptoms to a large degree, however, long-term use of these medicines may lower immunity and lead to other side effects.
At our Kidney Disease Hospital, we recommend patients with a plant-based therapy known as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. With the help of osmosis device, active substances of the herbs will be penetrated into kidney lesion directly. What’s more, it is convenient, comfortable and without side effects.
By expanding blood vessels, promoting blood circulation, anti-inflammation, providing nutrient substances for the damaged kidneys, there can be enough supply of blood and oxygen, and the thickened glomerular basement membrane will be normal. After a period of treatment, not only the corresponding symptoms including proteinuria, swelling, frequent urination will be relieved but also kidney function will be restored.
If you happen to be a person with membranous nephropathy, we are always here to help. Anything unclear, you can consult with our online doctor directly. Best wishes !
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