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Purpura Nephritis Basics: Risk Factors and Diagnosis

Purpura Nephritis Basics: Risk Factors and Diagnosis  Purpura Nephritis refers to an complication of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura(HSP). Recently, more and more people have been diagnosed with this disease. And today we are going to talk about its risk factors and diagnosis. Read on and you can find the answer.

Risk factors

After careful study, experts at our kidney disease hospital have concluded the following risk factors:

Infections: About one third patients with this disorder have upper respiratory tract infection before its occurrence.

High recurrence rate: Frequent relapse is another risk factor of renal function decline. And it may worsen inflammations in the kidneys.

Unhealthy diet: Eating unproperly may cause allergic reaction easily. And the foods can be fish, shrimp, crab, etc.

Age: Research shows that this medical condition is very common among children and young adults.

To obtain a better prognosis, it is important to avoid some of the above factors.Anything unclear, email us email:kidneyfight@hotmail.com and our experts will reply as soon as possible.

Diagnosis

Urine test: For patients with this disease, urine test can help identify the extra protein and red blood cells in urine.

Blood test: In this test, doctors can help detect the serum creatinine level and blood urea nitrogen level.

Kidney biopsy: This test can help diagnose the proliferation of mesangial cells, endothelial cells and epithelial cells, etc.

Besides, there are also some tests, such as kidney function test. As the illness condition varies, patients need to take different tests. (If you are interested in the specific tests, please consult with our online doctor directly).

The above contents are basic information about purpura nephritis, and we really hope you can benefit a lot. More questions about this article, please leave us message below.

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