Does lupus nephritis always lead to hypertension hi bp?

Not necessarily. The more benign forms of lupus nephritis in which there is little damage done may have little clinical impact on the patient. Most patients with lupus develop hypertension only in the context of significant kidney damage.

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Will lupus nephritis always lead to hypertension?

Frequently. Not always but kidney disease very frequently lead to hypertention, just because kidney are important in regulation of blood pressure, the longer you have lupus nephritis the more likely you may have high blood pressure. Read more...

Can a person have lupus nephritis without ever developing hypertension?

Yes. When lupus nephritis is controlled, then there is a strong likelihood that hypertension may not develop. Read more...
Doubtful. It would be extremely rare for a person not to develop hypertension with active lupus nephritis. Some forms of nephritis will have even more elevated blood pressure then others. In fact, hypertension is usually the first finding in lupus patients with active nephritis. Read more...