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Can a person have lupus nephritis without ever developing hypertension?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

When lupus nephritis is controlled, then there is a strong likelihood that hypertension may not develop.

In brief: Yes

When lupus nephritis is controlled, then there is a strong likelihood that hypertension may not develop.
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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