Nephritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Nephritis refers to inflammatory reaction in one or both the kidneys. Read on and you will find its causes, symptoms and treatments.


There are many causes can contribute to chronic nephritis. The common causes for chronic nephritis, include:

Acute nephritis. If acute nephritis is not controlled immediately, the risk of developing nephritis can be increased.

Infections. Especially in children, infection with the streptococcus bacteria may lead to an immune reaction that damages the filtering units of the kidney known as the glomeruli, causing chronic nephritis.

In addition, other causes include gout, certain medicine and metabolic disorders can also lead to nephritis.


In the early stage, there are usually no symptoms. As the disease progresses, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms, such as:

Hematuria, proteinuria, high blood pressure, abdominal pain, swelling, headache, itchy skin and so on.

The above symptoms are common in Nephritis. However, it does not mean you have the disease. For more detailed information, you are recommended to talk with your doctor and make further diagnosis.


Treatments for Nephritis should be aimed at anti-inflammation, relieving symptoms and improving renal function.

At our Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, experts mainly recommend patients with Immunotherapy and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy.

Immunotherapy: It is a biologic therapy which helps control the inflammation on kidneys and stimulate immune system to help fight against pathological factors. Therefore, the corresponding symptoms and kidney function can be promoted to a large extent.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy: This therapy is an innovation of traditional Chinese medicine(TCM). Through external application, the herbal medicine can be penetrated into the kidney lesion with the help of osmosis device.

The herbal medicines can help remove the immune complexes deposited in kidneys. In addition, they can restrain the inflammatory response and enhance immunity remarkably.

If you happen to be a person with Nephritis, we hope the above contents can be helpful for you. Any doubts about this topic, you are welcomed to email or leave us message below. Good luck!


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