Leaking Kidneys Due To Lupus?
Morning, I want to ask. Can Leaky Kidney Disease occur due to lupus? So what symptoms can the sufferer experience?
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Lupus is an inflammatory or inflammatory disease including autoimmune disease, in which immune cells that function as immunity turn to attack the body itself. Due to its systemic nature, lupus will attack any part of the body including the skin, joints, kidneys, heart, lungs and brain. The cause of lupus itself is unknown, and it mostly affects young women.
Lupus also consists of various types, but the most common types of lupus are systemic lupus erythematosus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or SLE), this lupus occurs throughout the body, and attacks several organs, especially joints, ginkal skin. For further reading, you can read the article on: Lupus: Symptoms to Treatment
Symptoms of lupus themselves vary widely depending on the organs affected, but some common symptoms that often arise in people with lupus are:
Fever without an obvious cause Tired easily. Self pain. Whole body pain. Tightness Redness of the skin, including on the face. Headaches. Chest pain. However, in the course of further lupus disease can cause symptoms of kidney disorders, also known as lupus nephritis. Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidneys caused by Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), and is one of the most frequent and serious complications.
Kidney leak is a term used in layman to describe impaired function of the kidneys. One of the functions of the kidneys is to filter out toxic substances that are no longer used in the body, so that these substances will be excreted by the kidneys in urine. However, what happens to a kidney leak is when the kidneys cannot filter blood and protein as a result, blood and protein that the body needs are wasted through urine. This condition can then cause symptoms in patients with lupus nephritis. Symptoms of lupus nephritis that can occur include:
Red urine which indicates the presence of blood in the urus, the color of urination is red when a large number of red blood cells is found. If in small amounts, it will not be visible to the naked eye but can be removed through urine examination. Foamy or foamy urine, this condition is likely due to a lot of protein that is released through the urine Frequent urination, especially at night. High blood pressure. Body weight increases, due to disturbed water balance, where water accumulates in certain parts of the body. Swelling of the soles, calves, ankles, abdomen, around the eyes. If the abnormality is not resolved and the kidney disorder lasts in the long term, it can lead to kidney failure. And if someone has kidney failure, will need dialysis, and then possibly need therapy such as a kidney transplant.
Treatment and management of lupus nephritis requires fairly rigorous evaluation and treatment, therefore, consult your condition to an internal medicine specialist who should carry out a series of treatments recommended by your specialist doctor. Apart from undergoing medication and evaluation of your doctor's condition, you also need to have a healthy lifestyle, some healthy lifestyles can help you prevent kidney problems, such as:
Regular exercise Do not smoke Does not drink alcohol Maintain blood pressure to keep the norm and cholesterol levels in the blood Reduce salt intake Avoid using drugs without doctor's recommendation, some drugs are not good for your kidney health. So many answers from us, hopefully useful.