Many lupus nephritis patient missed the best chance for treatment due to the lack of understanding the disease, especially for the symptoms of lupus nephritis. Knowing these symptoms can urge patients have a early prevention and treatment for the further worse of the disease. Now let us have a study about the symptoms of lupus nephritis.
Lupus nephritis is one of the complications of systemic lupus erythematous (SLE), an autoimmune disease, and it refers to inflammation of kidney. In another word, the immune system targets its own issue, and when immune system targets kidneys tissues, lupus nephritis occurs. Another complications accompanied with SLE include fever, rash, photosensitization, arthritis, vasculitis and so on. So, patients with symptoms what we mentioned should be careful for their health. If no effective method is applied, lupus nephritis will progress into renal failure. Next, we will learn the symptoms of lupus nephritis.
Protein urine. The injured renal cells lose their function of barrier, so the protein are released out with the urine.
Edema. Usually, it occurs in patients’ face, eyes, legs, ankles and feet, the sign may be more obvious in the morning due to the waster retention and lose of protein.
High blood pressure. It mainly related with the insufficient blood in kidneys, which can stimulate the renin- angiotensin secretion, narrowing the blood vessels. And it also is influenced by the edema
Frequent urination during the night. If the kidney tubules are injured, with the lose of concentration function, patients would suffer the frequent urination, especially in night.
If you happen to have one or more the above signs with lupus nephritis, you need to go to hospital to get a clear diagnosis. However, due to the sign varies from person to person and from day to day, so, these signs don’t always means you have lupus nephritis. You can also send your test report to email@example.com, after careful analysis, we will give you a more clear diagnosis. And now if you want to know more information about lupus nephritis symptoms or treatment, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to us, we will reply you within 24 hours.tag:
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