The Diet for Purpura Nephritis Patients

Anaphylactoid purpura also can be called as Henoch-Schonlein purpura nephritis which maybe related with immune system of blood vessels. And the disease is more leaded by anaphylaxis and similar with the IgA Nephritis, no matter from disease history, clinic symptoms or immune pathologic change. In daily life, purpura nephritis patients can control the development of the disease through a scientific diet. Patients should know that the early prevention is better than the late treatment. And now some diet tips will listed for patients.

The salt intake:

For purpura nephritis patients without high blood pressure or edema, they don’t need limit salt intake. The limitation of salt intake mainly are suggested to patients with high blood pressure or edema for too much salt in body can heavier the high blood pressure and edema, leading to further kidney damage. In addition, patients with less urine and high potassium also need limit salt intake. The proper quantity should keep in 2-3g per day.

The water intake:

Similar with the salt, patients without edema, less urine don’t need limit water intake, while patients with edema should decide the water quantity intake according to their specific physical condition. Generally speaking, if patients suffer obvious edema, except the normal diet, they had better limit the water intake in 500-800ml per day and patients with urinary tract infection should drink more water, excreting lots of urine.

The forbidden foods:

Foods such as seafood (shrimp, crab), spicy foods (pepper, garlic, shallot ), caraway, dog meat, horse meat, donkey meat are easy lead to anaphylaxis, leading to more serious damage to patients. Patients should keep the low protein diet. And patients should keep the high vitamin foods.

All in all, purpura nephritis patients should pay more attention to their daily diet under the suggestions of their doctors, and the most important thing for them is the timely treatment. Now if you want to know more information about kidney disease diet or treatment, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.


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