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Is Lupus Nephritis Harmful For Internal Organs

2014-09-17 02:43

Is Lupus Nephritis Harmful For Internal OrgansAs we all know, lupus nephritis (LN) is a kind of nephritis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus. It is characterized by proteinuria, edema and high blood pressure. Also skin has red and black spots. Joint pain and unknown cause of fever may appear. Once you are diagnosed with LN, it is important to take timely treatment. Otherwise, severe kidney damage will happen. Lupus nephritis will cause damages on many body systems and organs. Internal organ damage is the most common severe condition of lupus nephritis.

1. Joint problems

Lupus nephritis will lead to wandering and symmetry joint pain and muscle pain. Its main symptom is swelling of joint surrounding soft tissues, tenderness and effusion. The damage part is proximal finger joint, metacarpophalangeal joints, wrist, elbow, knee and apotelus.

2. Skin rashes

Patients will have skin rashes. The range of rashes is very wide and can occur in many body parts. Lupus nephritis patients are more sensitive to light. Illness conditions of 33.3% patients will be aggravated.

3. Heart damage

Pericarditis myocarditis and endocarditis as well as other heart damages are associated with lupus nephritis. The symptoms of heart damage include chest distress, chest pain, shortness of breath and palpitation.

4. Lung damage

The symptoms of lung damage have cough, dyspnea. Patients with serious lung problems are more likely to suffer from respiratory failure. Patients are prone to have repeated secondary infection so as to worsen illness condition. Obstructive emphysema, bronchopneumonia, respiratory failure, pulmonary encephalopathy and pulmonary heart disease are also complications of lung damage.

5. Damages on fetus

Lupus nephritis will also cause damages on fetus. Abortion, premature delivery, stillbirth and preeclampsia have a higher risk of incidence. However, the stillbirth rate depends on the kidney function condition, proteinuria and high blood pressure.

The above are damages on body organs caused by Lupus Nephritis. To treat lupus nephritis, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is the best therapy. If you want to learn the detailed information about this therapy, you can leave us a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult our online doctor directly.

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