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Urine protein increase is scaring me!
lupylisa44 posted:
Just had to vent a little!

My urine protein is up to 4300 mg which is the highest it has been in 12 years! It really scares me since I have already had a major bout with lupus nephritis. Back then I was very naive, but now I am very well educated on the subject whcih I am not sure is a blessing or a curse! I guess sometimes ignorance is bliss!I

My bloodwork three weeks ago showed signs of a flare low C3, albumin and high serum creatinine.

My latest bloodwork which was done last Tuesday shows an increase in C3 back into normal range which is good. But my urine protein has increased to 4300 mgs. from 2300 mg three weeks ago.

I have dealing with a low grade fever 99.6-100.0 for the past 25 days plus I have a bad case of bronchitis which is making me short of breath. I just don't feel very well and the though of going through lupus nephritis again scares the crap out of me! I could use some support and prayers!

With love, with patience and with faith, we'll make our way.
lupycakes responded:
Aww Lisa !! I really hate to hear the wolf is rearing its ugly head again. I'll keep you in my prayers that the docs can find some way to lower your bp and get you to feeling better. 25 days with a fever sucks!!!

Gentle hugs,

GreyEyedMuse responded:
I'm sorry you're not feeling well. Has the md increased your steroid dose? My proteinuria used to play leap frog now and again. But it never got to the point where I needed to have to have cytoxan treatment again. I hope you feel better real soon.

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