kidney

Symptoms

Kidney Damage, Dialysis, Transplants, & Lupus

Lupus Warriors and doctors need to be on the lookout for signs of organ involvement. Unfortunately, the signs of kidney damage can be easy to overlook. Lupus can cause inflammation throughout the body, including internal organs. While skin involvement (in the form of a facial rash) and arthritis...

Overview

Lupus Nephritis

What is Lupus Nephritis? Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the nephrons – structures inside the kidneys – that is caused by lupus SLE. Lupus nephritis affects anywhere from 40-60% of lupus patients Symptoms of Lupus Nephritis Weight gain High blood pressure Dark urine Foamy, frothy urine Swelling...