Lupus Nephritis is a secondary disease caused by SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus). Lupus is a disease which can affect various parts of the body including joints, blood, skin and kidneys.
The most common symptoms of lupus include swollen glands in the throat, pain
and swelling in the joints, muscle pain, fever, rashes, chest pain, hair loss,
leg swelling, fatigue and sensitivity to the sun. Symptoms can range from mild
to severe and usually occur in episodes called flares. Treatment for lupus
consists of a combination of medications aimed at reducing swelling, reducing
pain and balancing hormones.
However, Why Do a Lupus Patient Suffer Swelling?
There are many causes of swelling. If you have a mild swelling, it may result
from sitting or staying for too long, eating too much salty food, pregnancy.
Also, edema can be aside effects of some medications including: drugs that open
blood vessels, calcium channel blockers, certain diabetes medications, etc. But
in most cases, swelling is a sign of serious diseases such as congestive heart
failure, cirrhosis, kidney disease, kidney damage, and so on.When people with
lupus find swelling in part of the body, they need to see a doctor to find the
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