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Why Do You Get Respiratory Infections with IgA Nephropathy

Why Do You Get Respiratory Infections with IgA NephropathyRespiratory infection is a common cause of IgA Nephropathy. After infection, you will have gross hematuria in several hours, no more than 3 days. And the hematuria recurs frequently due to respiratory infections. Why do you get respiratory infections with IgA Nephropathy?

Generally speaking, when your immune system is not strong enough, bacteria or virus invade into your body, leading to infection. Then what lowers your immune system?


When you are diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy, you should have a good rest and avoid strenuous exercises. Because overwork increases the workload of autonomic nerve, which is associated with endocrine system and immune system.

-Poor nutrition

IgA Nephropathy patients are required to limit their intake of protein, salt, fat and some other food. Sometimes patients can not follow the restrictions very well. If your immune system can not get enough nutrients, immunity lowers.

-Insufficient exercise

Sometimes IgA Nephropathy patients are afraid of overwork so that they just stay in bed and do not do exercise any more. This is wrong. Insufficient exercise makes your body not strong enough to resist fatigue so as to lower immunity.

-Unhealthy emotion

IgA Nephropathy can not be cured. In the long treatment process, many patients become anxious, depressed, pessimistic, etc. Those unhealthy emotion also affects immune system.


Immunosuppressants are often used together with steroids to inhibit kidney inflammation and decrease the permeability of capillaries so as to reduce protein leakage. But this medicine lowers immunity if used for long-term.

Why do you get respiratory infections with IgA Nephropathy? There are so many factors that can decline immunity so as to increase your risk of respiratory infections. Now you have known some of them. In the daily, you should try to avoid these aspects and improve immunity. If you would like to know more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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