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Ankle Swelling and Breathing Problems with Lupus Nephritis

2013-09-29 09:57

Ankle Swelling and Breathing Problems with Lupus NephritisLupus Nephritis is an autoimmune disease with no cure. The malfunctioning immune system destroys the kidneys, resulting in impairment of renal function. Proper treatment can reduce the severity of the symptoms such as ankle swelling and breathing problems. Check the following text for more useful information.

Ankle swelling: This is one of the commonly observed symptom in lupus and kidney disease. It occurs due to the damaged kidneys fail to excrete extra fluid and sodium from the body.

Breathing problems: In some cases, people with Lupus Nephritis will develop this condition if they are affected by heart disease; in other cases, they will suffer from this symptom when there is imbalance of electrolytes. The impaired kidneys fail to eliminate excess electrolytes from the blood, such as potassium phosphate, etc.

If you or your beloved one experience ankle swelling and breathing problems due to Lupus Nephritis, you are suggested to talk to the doctor and identify the underlying cause. Once the exact reason is confirmed, corresponding treatment needs to be conducted as early as possible to manage the symptoms.

Over the years, lupus and kidney disease fatality rate has significantly decreased due to timely diagnosis and availability of better treatments. The disease prognosis has greatly improved with recent advanced in the field of medicine.

Immunotherapy is considered as one of the most effective treatments for Lupus Nephritis. Based on an accurate diagnosis, specific treatment plan is made to ensure the best treatment effects. The advantage of Immunotherapy is that it can stop the progression of the disease, restore the overall kidney function, and rebuild the immune system. The further relapse of lupus kidney disease can be avoided. For the detailed information, please leave a message in the below or Email us at kidney-support@hotmail.com.

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