Clinically, upper respiratory tract infection is a typical cause of Kidney Disease. Moreover, it can aggravate the original kidney damage. Therefore, the patients with Kidney Disease should watch out for upper respiratory tract infection in their daily life.
Upper respiratory tract infection can be caused by bacteria directly or
virus. Generally speaking, the bacteria and virus have certain influence on
kidneys. They can lead to Kidney Disease. On one hand, the virus and bacteria
and virus can invade into kidney tissues directly. On the other hand, they can
lead to immune complex as antigen.
Upper respiratory tract infection not only can lead to Kidney Disease, but
also can aggravate the original disease thus making the disease out of control.
In some cases, their proteinuria and edema become more serious and some patients
with Kidney Disease may develop Renal Failure and Heart Failure. Therefore, the
patients with Kidney Disease should prevent upper respiratory infection
effectively, which is beneficial to the prevention and prognosis of Kidney
Then how to prevent upper respiratory tract infection effectively?
1. The patients with Kidney Disease should take proper exercise, especially
cold-resistance exercise so as to improve their immunity and resistance and
adaptability to cold. They should increase the outdoor exercise properly if
their disease permits.
2. The patients with Kidney Disease should observe weather forecast and
change their clothes according to the weather.
3. In the flu season, they should take some medicines ahead of schedule.
4. They should keep their oral cavity clean and gargle with diluted saline
5. In flue season, they should keep away from the crowed. In the public, they
should wear mask and wash hand at once after they touch something in the
6. Keep the indoor air ventilation and keep the window open for 30 minutes
As upper respiratory tract inspection is an important inducement of Kidney
Disease and it also can aggravate the original disease, it is very important for
all of us to prevent it effectively. If so, we will be able to decline the
incidence of Kidney Disease and improve its prognosis greatly.