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Can Lupus Nephritis Cause Kidney Failure

2013-10-01 17:06| Font Size A A A

Lupus Nephritis (LN) is a kind of secondary nephropathy which has great damage to patients’ health. Without timely treatment, it will cause serious influence. It is reported that there are more and more people suffering from LN. But most of the patients know little about it. Thus, can lupus nephritis cause Kidney Failure?

According to the clinical statistics, nearly half of the patients with lupus nephritis have caused kidney failure at a later stage. While with the increasing of technology, the rate of lupus nephritis translate into kidney failure has been reduced to 1/5. But without active treatment, lupus nephritis still has the potential to cause kidney failure.

The clinical manifestations of lupus nephritis are diverse. Even if the original condition is stable, under the influence of some factors, LP would reappear with different performance. Therefore, it is easy to be misdiagnosed by doctor who does not specialize in it. For example, fever, joint pain, sore and ache all over may be considered as a skin disease or skin allergy; pleural effusion and pericardial effusion are considered to be tuberculous pleuritis or tuberculous pericarditis; abnormal liver function may be regarded as hepatitis. Therefore, if patients with lupus nephritis have the above situation, it is necessary to do the laboratory tests in case of delaying treatment.

There are two causes of the transfer from lupus nephritis to kidney failure. The first is serious damage of kidney tissues. There are only 20% normal renal tissues left in this condition. Patients rely on Dialysis to sustain their life. Another is tissue inflammation caused by lupus nephritis activities. In this case, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is recommended. It is an advanced natural therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicine. It is an external application and is used for kidney disease in particular. Also, it takes effects to repair kidney damages and improve kidney function quickly, because the herbal ingredients can permeate into kidney tissues directly through skin, with the help of effective penetrant and osmosis devices.

Patients with lupus nephritis should face up to this disease. It is not an incurable disease. Never lose hope and never lose faith. Everybody has the right to living a normal life. We are here to help you. You can send an email to or leave a message below.

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