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Some Complications of Purpura Nephritis

2015-04-11 07:24

Some Complications of Purpura NephritisPurpura nephritis will affect your whole organs and make patients have various symptoms. Well, what are complications of purpura nephritis. Read through the article and you will find the answer.

1. joint pain

Purpura nephritis patients often experience pain in joint, knees, hands and feet.

2. edema

Edema is another common symptom in purpura nephritis. This is because damaged kidneys cannot discharge excess water from the body, causing water retention in the body. Therefore, swollen joints in knees and ankles are common to be seen in patients with purpura nephritis.

3. high blood pressure

About 20-40% of purpura nephritis patients may develop high blood pressure.

4. stomachache

Stomachache usually occurs in lupus nephritis patients and patients may also have nausea, vomiting.

5. rash

The most obvious and universal sign of purpura is reddish-purple spots. It usually occurs in face, legs, feet, arms and trunk.

If you have any of the above symptoms, you should see a doctor as soon as possible so as not to delay the best treatment time. The treatment for purpura nephritis should include dietary management and medical treatment. Purpura nephritis should avoid some foods that can cause allergic reaction like fish, shrimp, crab, calm, white spirit and chocolate and so on. The medical treatment should aim for strengthening patients’ immune system so as to protect patients from being affected again by purpura nephritis. Any question, you can leave a message to kidney-cares@hotmail.com or consult online doctor directly. We are glad to help you.

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