Knowledge about IgA Nephropathy
IgA Nephropathy refers an to autoimmune disorder, which is featured by inflammatory reaction in the kidneys. In this text, we will talk about three frequently asked questions about this disease.
Will this disorder remit spontaneously?
According to a study, about 4% of reported IgAN cases can have a spontaneous remission of all clinical manifestations. And long-term usage of corticosteroids or immunosuppressive agents can lower the possibility of a natural remission.
However, most of the sufferers may present a series of symptoms like proteinuria, hematuria, swelling, high blood pressure, fatigue and so on.
IgA nephropathy and kidney failure
For people with IgA nephropathy, it may takes years or decades to develop into kidney failure. In this stage, patients are usually suggested to undergo dialysis or receive a kidney transplant to sustain their life. And factors that may lead to this serious condition can be high blood pressure, high cholesterol level, massive proteinuria, repeated episodes and so on.
To help eliminate symptoms and restore kidney function, we provide patients with other effective treatments, for example, blood-purification technique and Immunotherapy. For detailed information, feel free to chat with our online doctor.
Will my children be affected by IgAN?
Firstly, patients should know that this disease is not a hereditary disease. And more than 90% people get the disorder occasionally. But honestly speaking, in certain cases, it has certain genetic predisposition, and the exact cause is still unknown. If you are worried about your children’s health, you can take your children to hospital and do some physical examinations.
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