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Hsp Blood Disease
Hi, what could it mean to have blood, protein, glucose and leukocytes in urine of a 15 year old girl? she also has raynaud's diasease + HSP
Autoimmune disease: HSP is one of the autoimmune diseases that are relatively common in childhood and generally resolve over many weeks and does not return.However,some patients with HSP will go on to have chronic autoimmune inflammation in their kidneys (and skin or gut) that requires evaluation and treatment by both a pediatric rheumatologist and nephrologist. If protein and blood are still in urine, don't delay! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My child had HSP a month ago i'm checking urine and there is + blood sign, she has app on 27 th in hospital, should I wait?
Maybe: The presence of blood i the urine is common with hsp and usually indicates some irritation of blood vessels in the kidneys if the test was clear before and a new finding, the urine is visibly red, there is also protein in the urine, or this has progressed from a trace to a large amount, i would call in and see if they might want to do some confirmatory tests before your recheck are recheck earlier. ...Read more
Derm said cancer is associated hsp vasculitis. Pcp did a check up on me with routine blood work and my kidneys, and liver function. Would cancer show?
See a physician: Hsp may affect the kidneys and cause hypertension. See an internist right away. Depending o what is found, you may have to see a kidney specialst. Don't wait. ...Read more
See rheumatologist : Hsp is a type of vasculitis (autoimmune inflammatory disease affecting blood vessels) that can cause arthritis, kidney disease, a painful rash, and abdominal pain sometimes complicated by bleeding into the gut. The biggest concern for patients is developing long term kidney disease which can eventually lead to kidney failure. Have urine and blood pressure checked monthly for at least 6 months. ...Read more
? specialist ?: I routinely diagnosed and treated these patients in my practice. If your primary doctor has experience with the disorder, I see no need for you to find someone else unless referred.At that point your primary doc has the best local knowledge of who would be available in your area. Because kidney issues sometimes come up, s/he may send you that way for followup. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Likely yes: My understanding is it is an isolated orthopedic condition, and as such would not create any potential problems. Red Cross may be contacted to answer questions: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) ...Read more