Treatment And Causes Of Vascular Inflammation (HSP)?
Good evening, I want to ask? One of my friends has a disease, inflammation of the arteries? Can the threat be life threatening? And how to treat bgaimna?
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Henoch-Schonlein purpura (Purpura (HSP) is a disease caused by inflammation of small blood vessels. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura disease is fairly rare, most cases are experienced by children under 10 years.
HSP occurs when blood vessels become inflamed (vasculitis), causing bleeding in the skin that looks like a red or purple rash, as well as in the intestines and kidneys. This condition is thought to be caused by a disturbance in the immune system that was triggered by a previous infection. In addition, immune system disorders in the case of HSP can also be triggered by food, drugs, cold weather, or insect bites.
HSP is generally not a very serious medical condition, and in most cases it will heal within 6-8 weeks. However, in certain cases, inflammation can cause serious complications such as orchitis (swelling of the testicles), intussusception (abnormal folds in the intestine), and kidney failure.
your friend should immediately consult back to the doctor about the disease so that the doctor can provide proper treatment, generally this disease can heal by itself in a matter of weeks. Some medicines that will be given by the doctor are:
Anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve joint pain arising from symptoms.
Anti-pain medication that contains steroids to treat pain in the stomach.
Surgery if HSP has caused the intestine to fold or burst.
Although it has recovered, further tests, such as urine and blood tests, still need to be done routinely considering that HSP sufferers are at risk of developing kidney problems. These periodic observations need to be carried out for 6 months and can be stopped if no other problems arise.
Children and adults with HSPringan must rest while the condition is in progress. Bed rest, lots of fluids and painkillers can help.
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