Diabetes is hard to manage. You can get a comprehensive understanding of the disease here and get the information about the latest treatments and get professional advices. read more
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a brand-new therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicines dating back thousands of years ago. It combines the essences of herbal medicines read more
Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat Kidney Disease in clinic. It refers to use one or more than one hormone medicines to suppress the over-reactive immune reaction read more
Patients are suggested to treat kidney disease first before they get pregnant read more
If you are diagnosed with Kidney Disease, you should talk to your doctor about starting an exercise read more
Foods and Drinks play an important role in Kidney Disease patients read more
Kidney Disease News and Events read more
In every week, a famous experienced renal medicine specialist will be invited to help diagnose and evaluate inpatient's disease condition, offering detailed therapeutic schedule. read more
Lupus is a chronic immune disease. It may affect various parts of the body and swelling legs or feet is very common. However, the cause of this symptom may result from different triggers.
Many lupus patients feel fevered, painful joints and swellings. And when they wake up in the morning, the symptoms hurt more. Even walking may become a trouble in some severe cases. For anyone who has lupus, these symptoms are as bad or worse then they sound. Lupus itself can be a trigger of swelling legs and feet. However, it is never the only one. Affected kidneys or liver and medication abuse maybe the underlying causes.
Kidney Failure or Liver Problem
Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect various parts of the body, especially the skin, joints, blood, kidneys and liver. Both the organs are important to remove waste products from the body. If these organs are damaged, excessive amounts of water, waste products will build up in the body, developing edema on hands, face, feet and legs etc.
Medicines cannot cure lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE), but they can control many symptoms and often can prevent or slow organ damage. However, the adverse effects follow then. Most medications for lupus are steroids-related drugs which may take side effects of swellings.
The symptoms of swellings on feet and legs are not the only terrible thing for patient. Sometime not knowing what causes the bad condition is often the worst part. Going to the doctors and taking a further diagnosis before you choose any management is always a best choice.