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My mom has advanced lupus. Lately her blood pressure has been really high along with chest pain. Help?

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Dr. Larry Maturani
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Lupus Nephropathy

I would have mom see her physician.
Often, lupus can play a major rule in kidney failure either through the disease process itself ka lupus nephrtis, or caused by side effects of medications. As you know, lupus is a systemic problem. It cause several problems glomerulo -nephritis, IgA nephropathy rapidly progressive gn. She needs anti hypertensives such as Lasix (furosemide) or ace inhib.

In brief: Lupus Nephropathy

I would have mom see her physician.
Often, lupus can play a major rule in kidney failure either through the disease process itself ka lupus nephrtis, or caused by side effects of medications. As you know, lupus is a systemic problem. It cause several problems glomerulo -nephritis, IgA nephropathy rapidly progressive gn. She needs anti hypertensives such as Lasix (furosemide) or ace inhib.
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