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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

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Your doctors can exp: Ask your doctors what your tests show. Typically Cancer does not show in the blood unless it is a blood cancer like Leukemia. What is HSP? Please avoid using abbreviations...they mean different things to different folks. ...Read more

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What to do if i had henoch schonlein purpura and have high blood pressure?

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

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I have henoch schonlein purpura and would like advice with this disease?

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

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What is the treatment for henoch-schonlein purpura skin diseases?

What is the treatment for henoch-schonlein purpura skin diseases?

None to Prednisone: There is no specific treatment. Most cases go away on their own without treatment. If symptoms persist, your doctor may recommend therapy with corticosteroids. Check out this site: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001461/. ...Read more

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For the disease Henoch-Schonlein purpura, what specialist doctor should be seen?

? 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 more

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Need expert help. Can somebody with blounts disease donate blood?

Need expert help. Can somebody with blounts disease donate blood?

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

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What are the most common diseases associated with blood group o+?

What are the most common diseases associated with blood group o+?

False positive vWF: Interestingly, patients with blood group O have lower levels of von Willebrand Factors, and can occasionally be misdiagnosed with von Willebrand disease ( a bleeding disorder ) ...Read more

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Could cutting yourself too much cause blood disorders or diseases?

Could cutting yourself too much cause blood disorders or diseases?

No disease unless..: Cutting yourself per se does not. However, if you cut yourself with a tainted instrument you can transmit hep b, c, or hiv. Then the would itself can become secondarily infected with bacteria. Not something you want to happen. ...Read more