Whatsapp: 008615033420788

Online DoctorContact UsSite Map

IgA Nephropathy

Home > IgA Nephropathy > IgA Nephropathy Basics >
Font Size A A A

What Causes IgA Nephropathy On Earth

What Causes IgA Nephropathy On EarthIgA Nephropathy is a kidney disorder in which lots of IgA deposition can be found in mesangial area. It is a refractory illness and so far no cure has been found. Once being affected by IgA Nephropathy, what we can do is to stop its progression and protect residual kidney function. Well, what causes IgA Nephropathy on earth?

IgA Nephropathy is an illness associated with immune system. IgA stands for Immunoglobulin A which is an antibody that plays a critical role in mucosal immunity. In normal condition, IgA exist in our blood to help fight against invader like bacterium and virus. However, in IgA Nephropathy, due to immune disorder, large amounts of IgA which can be normal or abnormal are formed. They circulate with blood and while flowing through kidney, they deposit in mesangial area, leading to inflammation in kidney. Persistent inflammation in kidney can help to remove IgA deposition away, but clinical studies show that severe inflammation is very harmful for surrounding kidney tissues. IgA Nephropathy is diagnosed when kidneys fail to work properly due to inflammation in kidney.

IgA Nephropathy is an autoimmune disease, but in many countries, this kidney disorder is treated by controlling inflammation in kidney. This helps to protect residual kidney tissues and slow down illness progression. However, as IgA deposition is not cleared away, inflammation appears again when patients stop taking medicines or reduce medicine dose. This is the reason why IgA Nephropathy relapses frequently and easily in many cases.

In IgA Nephropathy, kidney function is impaired due to severe inflammation, so we need to block inflammation to protect residual kidney tissues. However, this is only one of the steps we need to take. Besides it, we also need to normalize immune system as well as eliminate IgA from mesangial area and blood. Only in this way, can inflammation be prevented fundamentally and also can illness progression be stopped permanently.

Lastly, finding out the real cause of kidney damages in IgA Nephropathy is very important, as it guides our clinical treatment. Only treats IgA Nephropathy on the basis of its cause, can we get satisfactory treatment effects.

Tag:IgA Nephropathy Basics

previous:IgA Nephropathy and Upper Respiratory Infections

Next:How Severe IgA Nephropathy Is when You Are Asked to Take Prednisone

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.

Name

Age

Gender

Country

Email*

Phone*

Kidney Disease:

Description

Related Articles
Important information in one quick click. Related Articles on IgA Nephropathy are designed to provide accurate and timely information in a short and easy to understand format. Choose the topics of interest to you and read, print or take to your next doctor visit.

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patients

How Badly IgA Nephropathy Progress

How Will IgA Nephropathy Stage 3B Be Treated

IgA Nephropathy: Creatinine 5.5, Urea 53, Potassium 5.1, GFR 13

Can Getting A Tattoo Affect IgA Nephropathy

Subscribe to IgA
Nephropathy
Basics
Treatment
Symptoms﹠Complications
Healthy Living
Patient story
patient story
In our hospital, we have treated thousands of patients from 64 countries.

more>>

Latest Articles

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patien

Because of its delicious taste and various health benefits, yogurt is a favorite for many people. Is ...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by FSGS: How to

Question: I am suman from India. I have a 3.5 years old baby girl who is suffering Nephrotic Syndrome...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome: Shall I Go for Exerci

Question: I am Nephrotic Syndrome patient, my proteinuria is 4 to 5 g with creatinine level up to 1 a...

Learn More

How Badly IgA Nephropathy Progress

Nobody wants their kidney disease to go into kidney failure, right? That is why a lot of patients car...

Learn More