Henoch-Scholein Purpura Nephritis (HSPN) is one bleeding disease with a strong seasonal pattern and presents the symptoms of hypersensitivity vasculitis. Generally speaking, the allergen of purpura nephritis can be bacteria, virus, parasite infection, antibiotics, sulfa drug, fish, shrimp, egg and milk.
The severity of purpura nephritis is quite different, and it occurs more commonly in children, so parents should pay highly attention to it. Besides, this disease recurs easily.
How to prevent HSPN?
1. Control diet
The onset of Purpura Nephritis in many cases is due to the intake of some specific foods such as egg, milk, snacks, shrimp, and so on. If children have got allergic purpura, patients should control their diet tightly and stay away from these allergic foods. In active stage, patients should only eat vegetarian diet and avoid mushroom, agaric, potato and tomato.
2. Modify diet plan along with patients' illness condition
If patients' kidney condition becomes stable, patients can begin to eat lean meat, egg, milk and mushroom. They had better avoid mutton, hot pepper and seafood for a period of time.
3. Prevent and control infections
In addition to diet, infection is the most important cause of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Nephritis. Therefore, patients should take action to strengthen their body and prevent infections. As long as they get infections and have recurrent cold, they should use immunomodulator timely. However, they can't use this medicine without limitation.
Diet for Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Nephritis
If the allergen is food, patients should try to determine which food causes their problem and stay away from it.
Because foods rich in vitamin C can maintain the normal function of blood vessels, patients with HSPN should choose these foods.
Since kidneys are affected, patients should control their sodium and protein intake.
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