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Symptoms of nephritis?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
Glomerular swelling: There could be blood seen in urine- urine test can also show protein in urine. BP could increase.There could be worsening of kidney function with elevation on urea and creatinine levels in the blood. There can also be swelling in the legs.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are the major symptoms of nephritis?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 33 years experience
See below: The most common symptoms of nephritis will typically be elevated blood pressure with values sometimes extremely elevated, increased swelling of the feet and legs from fluid retention which then will result in weight gain. Shortness of breath can occur if fluid builds up in the lungs. Obviously labs will be abnormal including kidney function abnormalities and abnormal urine tests.
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What are the primary symptoms of nephritis?

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Dr. Reginald Gohh
Nephrology and Dialysis 31 years experience
Changes in the urine: Nephritis means inflammation of the kidney. This can sometimes result in blood or protein being lossed in the urine manifesting as a smoky or frothy urinary appearance nephritis can result in kidney injury and as such, patients may present with feelings of fatigue, swelling and elevated blood pressure. In may instances, nephritis causes no symptoms and is picked up incidentally bo routine labs.

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