Can You Tell Me Whether Lupus Nephritis Is Contagious
Lupus is always considered as a kind of skin disease, so many people dare not approach them. In many occasions, people with Lupus Nephritis are always looked upon by other people. Thereby people should know whether lupus nephritis is contagious or not.
Is lupus nephritis contagious?
In china, the morbidity of lupus nephritis is much higher than that in western countries. But the rate is only 70/100,000, so the majority is not familiar with this disease. Thereby they feel afraid to be infected when seeing lupus rashes in patients’ face. The sign of lupus is a butterfly-shaped rash across the cheeks and bridge of the nose. It damages their skin in face and body, which brings a ugly appearance to them in serious condition.
In fact, lupus nephritis is not a contagious disease. it is not a skin disease but an autoimmune disease. Due to the disordered immune system, abnormal immune reactions occur in their body, resulting in a great damage in skin, joints, heart, kidneys and so on. In many cases, people with lupus have kidney problems or even kidney failure.
What causes lupus nephritis?
In order to make clear that lupus nephritis is not contagious, we should know something which can lead to lupus nephritis. During so many years’ study, people have found some factors related with lupus nephritis.
People’s races determine if they are easy to encounter lupus nephritis. For example, African-American, Latino, Asian have higher risks having lupus nephritis. Then, lupus nephritis may be easily aroused by female hormone. So female people between the ages of 20 and 40 are in the majority. Besides, the causes of lupus nephritis also may include virus infection, some special drugs, disorder in immune system and allergy of ultraviolet rays etc.
How to treat lupus nephritis?
In order to put out the active immune reaction, Immunotherapy is used in our hospital for patients with lupus nephritis. It can rebuild new immune system and restrain the active immune reaction. With the repair of Immunotherapy, your immune system will be regulated to normal.
Furthermore, Immunotherapy can mend your tissues in kidneys. With its special feature, Immunotherapy can reproduce many kidney cells to fill the room of the damaged ones. Besides, it also can create tiny blood vessels and other tissues, which is seemed that your kidneys are rebuilt again.
Do not worry. Lupus nephritis is not a contagious disease, so I hope more people will take care of the people with lupus nephritis. And I also hope patients can recover during our therapy.