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How Long Will Blood Be Visible in Urine with IgA Nephropathy

How Long Will Blood Be Visible in Urine with IgA NephropathyBlood urine, with another name hematuria, is the most common symptom of IgA Nephropathy. It can be microscopic or gross. In general, gross hematuria is more serious than the microscopic type and it usually indicates illness is in a very severe stage, well, how long will blood be visible in urine with IgA Nephropathy?

How is blood urine caused in IgA Nephropathy?

Seeing blood in urine is a very frightening experience that always force us to fear the worst. Well, how is blood urine caused in IgA Nephropathy?

Blood urine describes the urine with red color, tea-color, dark organ and water color where meat washed. Actually, urine looks red because of excess red blood cells. Red blood cell is the most common type of blood cell and it contains hemoglobin which makes blood red. For IgA Nephropathy patients, while blood flow through kidney, their damaged kidneys can not stop the leakage of red blood cells. As a result of this, red blood cells leak into urine and thus form blood urine.

How long will blood be visible in urine with IgA Nephropathy?

Blood urine can be visible or invisible. Visible blood urine or gross hematuria signifies serious kidney damages and in such a case, medical treatment is needed urgently to bring illness under control.

In early stage of IgA Nephropathy, kidney damages are mild and only a small number of red blood cells leak into urine. At that time, hematuria is usually not visible, but can be detected with microscope. Blood urine becomes visible when large amounts of red blood cells leak into urine. Usually, blood urine is visible when there is about one milliliter blood in one liter urine.

Lastly, blood urine is just a symptom of IgA Nephropathy and results from kidney damages. Therefore, if we want to eliminate blood urine permanently, we need to start from repairing injured kidney tissues.

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