Acute nephritis

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What is acute nephritis?

Acute nephritis is characterized as the inflammation of the kidney. Nephritis may involve different areas of the kidney, e.g. glomerulus, tubule, or the interstitial renal tissue.

Common symptoms reported by people with acute nephritis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with acute nephritis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Pamelor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Walking cane/rubber tip)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)

Data from patients with acute nephritis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with acute nephritis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Pamelor)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Walking cane/rubber tip)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
joint pain in hands
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with acute nephritis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has acute nephritis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 2
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 5

These charts show data from acute nephritis patients who have completed their condition history
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