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How To Treat Fatigue In Patient With Lupus Nephritis

How To Treat Fatigue In Patient With Lupus Nephritis For patients with lupus nephritis, as their kidney disease damage their kidney function, many symptoms will appear in their body, among which a common symptoms is fatigue.

Why patient with lupus nephritis has fatigue?

Fatigue may be caused by several reasons, but the most common reason is anemia.

Kidney has the function of excreting hemopoietin, which is an important substance in the formation of red cells. So, when patient’s kidney is damaged by lupus nephritis, the red cells in his body will reduce, and that makes patient have anemia.

Red cells have the function of transporting oxygen to body cells, which will be supplied for producing energy. So when patient has the shortage of red cell, he will feel fatigue due to the shortage of energy in his body.

Besides, when patient is in the late stage of kidney disease, some wastes and toxins will short the survival time of red cells, which will also boost patient’s anemia.

How can fatigue be treated?

In general, there are some medical methods that are effective in treating fatigue caused by anemia.

1.Medicines: there are some medicines that are often used in treating renal anemia. For example, androgen can stimulate the producing of blood directly, and it can promote the excretion of hemopoietin. Besides, rHuEpo is another common medicine that often be used in treating renal anemia, and it is have obvious effect because the shortage of hemopoietin is the main cause of anemia.

2.Blood transfusion: our body has strong tolerance to anemia, but for patient who has severe anemia, he may need to accept blood transfusion to relieve his condition. But the amount of blood transfusion in every time should not be too much, or else it may inhibit the excretion of hemopoietin.

3.Dialysis: for patient who is in the late stage of kidney disease, to remove the toxins that can aggravate patient’s anemia, dialysis will be a good choice to reach that goal.

In the end, you have any other trouble in dealing with kidney disease, you can contact our online experts, and we are glad to help you.

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