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What is the Alternative Treatment for Purpura Nephritis

2016-03-03 14:37

What is the Alternative Treatment for Purpura NephritisWhat is the alternative treatment for purpura nephritis? Purpura Nephritis is also known as Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP). It is a whole-body disease which is caused by necrotizing vasculitis, and it can not only affect kidneys but also affect the whole organs. So for patient with this disease they are very concerned with the treatment of it.

What is the common treatment for purpura nephritis?

Hormonotherapy is the most commonly seen treatment for immunological disease like Purpura Nephritis. With hormonotherapy, different kinds of immunosuppressive medicines are applied to block inflammatory response which occurs because IgA immune complexes or other immune complexes deposit in kidneys. Immunosuppressive medicines block iinflammatory response quickly and effectively, helping to prevent further kidney damage. However, immunosuppressive medicines fail to clear away immune complexes. In this case, when patients with purpura nephritis stop taking medicines or just reduce the dosage of immunosuppressive medicines, inflammatory response presents again. For this reason, new kidney damage occurs and purpura nephritis progresses.

What is the alternative treatment for purpura nephritis?

Immunotherapy is a new treatment which is a combination of western medicines, plasma exchange and Chinese Herbal Treatment. It has six steps in the course of treating Purpura Nephritis, including immunodiagnosis, clearance of immune complexes, blocking of immoderate inflammatory reaction, immune tolerance, adjustment of immune system and protection of immune system.

With immunotherapy, kidney function can be improved and those damaged but not necrotic cells can be activated. As long as kidney function is improved, Purpura Nephritis symptoms can be relieved and patients will feel better.

In order to avoid the relapse of purpura nephritis, patients need to take care of preventing upper respiratory infection and remove chronic infection lesions. Look for potential allergens and avoid touching it again. If you want to know more details about the alternative treatment for purpura nephritis, you can send email to us, we will try our best to help you.

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