It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Children's Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-29-2008, 09:57 AM   #1
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Huntsville, Al, USA
Posts: 50
mindyr11 HB User
My 4 year old- kidney issues and prolonged fevers

This is going to be long, so please bear with me. My daughter is four years old. At the age of 2 she became really sick with a high fever that lasted 2 weeks. After numerous tests that were ALL normal they guessed it was probably some unknown virus. Several months later she again ran a high fever for 10 days this time, with again no known cause. Then in February of last year I was shocked to see that her urine looked like coke. I rushed her to the ER. She had no signs of infection in her urine only large amounts of blood. They ruled it Glomerulonephritis. They said most often this is caused by strep although she had not had strep and her blood work verified this. The dark urine persisted for 3 weeks and finally subsided. Although she continued to have microscopic blood in her urine. Eventually this prompted her pediatrician to send her to a kidney specialist. He said that this would either go away on it's own that it could be kidney disease. After 8 months she still had microscopic blood in her urine and her Nephrlogist said that she probably had IgA Nephropathy but that there was a possiblity it was Lupus. Well today almost one year later she still has blood in her urine and during periods of illness she has the dark urine. Well about 2 1/2 weeks ago she started running a fever. It's been as high as 104. This fever has now lasted 14 days. She was tested for strep, flu, Mono, UTI etc, and all were normal. I can't understand why she would have a fever so long. She has complained of stomach pain but had vomiting or diarreah. She also complains of knee pain. They have done blood work to test for lupus, that has not come back yet. Have any of you ever had any experiences like this?? I'm just hoping somebody, anybody can help me out and maybe shed some light on this situation. PLEASE HELP!!

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
I'm a 31 year old male diagnosed with throat cancer Signa99 Cancer: Throat 6 03-07-2011 05:21 PM
Chest pain for a year, new symptoms. acdc554 General Health 4 04-24-2010 10:33 PM
5 year old with HPV and WARTS!!! HELP! mmcmommmy Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 11 03-28-2010 01:10 PM
6 year old destroying things and hurting siblings daughter issues Parenting Issues 10 11-28-2008 11:23 PM
4 year old and 3 year old.......4 year old behavioral problems CruiseMomInSC Parenting Issues 3 05-14-2008 02:22 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Albuterol
Amoxicillin Augmentin
Benadryl
Miralax
  Motrin
Singulair
Tylenol
Zantac
Zyrtec




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



marisuela (7), Belly Kelly (5), pupcake (4), janewhite1 (4), ladybud (3), tommy124 (2), feelbad (2), jasonjoshua (2), Katiesmom123 (2), writeleft (2)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (997), Apollo123 (896), Titchou (832), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (757), ladybud (745), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:57 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!