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Will IgA Nephropathy Make Children Tired

Will IgA Nephropathy Make Children TiredWill IgA Nephropathy make children tired? It is normal for a child to feel tired after long-term physical exercises; but for parents with children suffering from IgA Nephropathy, they may find their kids become tired easily. Children who are always energic before may become like to spend most of their life on the sofa or bed. Why is this? Will IgA Nephropathy make children tired?

IgA Nephropathy and tiredness

IgA Nephropathy is an illness associated with our kidney and immune system. It seldom affects our muscle directly. However, it does not mean patients will never experience tiredness. In early stage of IgA Nephropathy, patients may experience no physical discomforts, but abnormal test report. But with the deterioration of illness, they may find they become tired easily and this usually result from anemia.

Anemia is a common medical condition and defined as low red blood cell number in the blood. Red blood cells transport oxygen throughout the body and when one is diagnosed with anemia, he becomes tired easily. For children with IgA Nephropathy, they run a higher risky for anemia because kidney is responsible for production of EPO(erythropoietin), an important component of red blood cell. Therefore, when IgA Nephropathy develops to advanced stage, they are more likely to suffer from tiredness.

Other possible symptoms of IgA Nephropathy apart from tiredness

Tiredness is just one of the symptoms that children with IgA Nephropathy may experience. Apart from it, they also have the following symptoms:

* Repeated blood urine

* Foamy urine

* Urine changes like decrease of urine output, frequent urination at night and even anuria.

* Discomforts on gastrointestinal tract like poor appetite, nausea and vomiting.

* Skin problems like darken skin, dry skin and skin itching.

IgA Nephropathy is a problem on kidney, so it can cause kidney failure directly. Kidney is an important organ that helps us maintain the normal life. Therefore, for children with IgA Nephropathy, when their illness develops to kidney failure stage, they will experience lots of symptoms, including tiredness.

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