Nursuhai lah, IgA Nephropathy, Malaysia
NAME: Nursuhai lah
AGE: 23 years old
DIAGNOSIS: IgA Nephropathy
CONDITION BEFORE TREATMENT
5 years ago, due to influenza, fever and gross hematuria, she went to the local hospital for a check-up, urine test show urine protein++, occult blood+++, after kidney biopsy, she was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy. Meanwhile, blood pressure 139/100mmHg, medications like losartan potassium and irbesartan are used to control blood pressure. During this period, she experienced gross hematuria discontinuously. Treatments like homeopathy, acupuncture are adopted.
2 years ago, she presented joint pains, which can be alleviated after break. About a week ago, the patient had a cold again, and symptoms like fever, cough, gross hematuria occurred.
START OF THE TREATMENT: Mar 20, 2010
TEST REPORT BEFORE TREATMENT
Blood test: Hgb 145g/L
Electrolytes: K 4.4mmol/L, Ca 2.53mmol/L, P 1.36mmol/L
24-hour urinary protein quantity: 1.95g/24h
Plasma albumin: 40.8g/L
Blood sugar: TG 2.07mmol/L, CHOL 5.93mmol/L, LDL-C 3.92mmol/L
Kidney function test: Cr 110umol/L, Bun 5.3mmol/L, UA 448umol/L, endogenous creatinine clearance rate 65.28ml/min
Macroalbuminuria: 1371mg/L, urine osmotic pressure 260mOsm/(kg.H2O)
TREATMENT FROM HUA XIA KIDNEY DISEASE HOSPITAL
During this period, she took Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, oral Chinese medicine, western medicines like prednisone, tripterygium glycosides, Shenshuaining and so on.
After about 30 days systematic treatment at Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, swelling in both the lower limbs disappeared and her appetite became well. And the test show Cr 107umol/L, 24-hour urinary protein quantity 0.7g/24h.
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