Gastrointestinal symptom is one of the severe symptoms of purpura nephritis patients. As we know, purpura nephritis can cause severe damages to body. Thereby, the gastrointestinal system can also be damaged severely due to this disease. It is necessary for patients with Purpura Nephritis to have a better understanding about this aspect.
What are the gastrointestinal symptoms of purpura nephritis patients?
About two thirds of patients with Purpura Nephritis will have gastrointestinal symptom. The most common symptom is colic pain in the stomach, and patients often have nausea and vomit at the same time. Gastrointestinal bleeding is another common symptom of patients with Purpura Nephritis, and some patients may find they have hematemesis. Some patients can also have swelling and bleeding in some parts of intestines. To patients of children, they may have intussusception, ileus and intestinal perforation.
How is gastrointestinal symptoms caused?
Purpura nephritis is caused by anaphylactoid purpura, so is patients’s gastrointestinal problems. Anaphylactoid purpura is an immune disease.The fundamental pathological changes of patients are the hemorrhagic poisoning of blood capillaries, which means the blood capillaries have inflammatory reaction, and this causes the permeability of vascular wall increasing. As a result, many parts of patient’s body will have problems, and when the inflammatory reaction appears in the capillaries of gastrointestinal system, patients will have related symptoms.
Diet treatments for gastrointestinal symptoms
In the diet treatment, there are some points that patients should pay attention to. The first is patients should avoid have foods which are anaphylactic, such as fish, crab, shrimp, pineapple, etc. Because anaphylactoid purpura is an allergic disease, these foods may aggravate patients’ condition, Then patients should avoid foods which is hard to digest. Such as fried foods, chocolate, beans, etc. Because patients have a weak gastrointestinal system, these foods are easy to damage patients’ digestive system. In addition, patients should also avoid foods which are irritant, because this kind of food can aggravate gastrointestinal problems.The last, patients should have more foods with vitamins, because vitamins have significant influences on body’s function, and vitamin C can improve the frangibility of capillary wall.
Certainly, the contents above are some basic points, and proper medical treatments are necessary. Besides, if you need anything more about this aspect, you can contact our online experts, and we are willing to help you.