In certain cases, it may lead to bleeding in the intestines, resulting in that it is in the stool blood. Bleedings also can occur in the kidney and rarely in the brain.
The disease is more common at children but rarely in adults. Bleeding that occurs in the intestine causes abdominal pain, it may do bowel obstruction, bleeding in the kidney rarely can lead to renal failure.
HSP medical treatment in these cases is with corticosteroids mostly for rest of the life , but they have many side effects.