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Is Tooth Extraction Safe for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Is Tooth Extraction Safe for IgA Nephropathy PatientsIgA Nephropathy (Berger’s Disease) is an autoimmune disease. Due to some unknown reasons, immunoglobulin A immune complexes trap in the kidneys. With IgA Nephropathy, patients may have various concerns, because many things in the daily may speed up its progression to kidney failure. Not a IgA Nephropathy patients have tooth problems. Is tooth extraction safe for IgA Nephropathy patients?
IgA Nephropathy patients should pay attention to tooth problems. 

Tooth problems can cause infection frequently. For IgA Nephropathy patients, frequent infection can stimulate your body to secrete antibodies like IgA to fight against those invading bacteria and virus. During the course, a lot of immune complexes are produced. With blood circulation, they come into your kidneys, triggering blood urine and some other symptoms. Therefore, you should attach importance to tooth extraction. Generally speaking, tooth extraction can be done when your state of illness is stabilized.
Precautions should be taken when you want to do tooth extraction

When you do tooth extraction, antibiotics such as tinidazole and metronidazole are often used to prevent infections, but those medications have deep influence to kidneys. Thus it is necessary for you to consult your dentist to use some other antibiotics that have few effects on kidneys such as cephalosporin instead. Besides, during tooth extraction, narcotic is usually injected into your oral cavity. Do not use epinephrine. After tooth extraction, you should take measures to prevent infections as well. Do not use those medicines with renal toxicity.

Is tooth extraction safe for IgA Nephropathy patients? It depends on your medical condition. Therefore, you had better consult both your nephrologist and dentist. They can help you make a suitable treatment plan for you. If desired, you can also send your medical test report to igacure@gmail.com. After analyzing your case, our doctor can also help you make a wise decision on tooth extraction. It is our pleasure to help you.

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