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Is Bad Taste In Mouth a Symptom of IgA Nephropathy

Is Bad Taste In Mouth a Symptom of IgA Nephropathy Is bad taste in mouth a normal condition for IgA Nephropathy patients? Some people with diagnosis of IgA Nephropathy complain there is a bad taste in their mouth and this makes them embarrassing while talking with others. Why does this condition appear? Is it a symptom of IgA Nephropathy?

What is IgA Nephropathy?

IgA Nephropathy is a kidney disease associated with IgA (immunoglobulin A) which is an antibody of our body and helps to fight against harmful substances in normal cases. However, in IgA Nephropathy, due to immune disorder, large amounts of IgA are produced in the body. They circulate with blood and deposit in mesangial area, which can lead to inflammatory response. Long-term uncontrolled inflammatory response is the direct cause of kidney damages in IgA Nephropathy.

Is bad taste in mouth a symptom of IgA Nephropathy?

IgA Nephropathy is an illness related with kidney and immune system. It affects kidney condition firstly. Kidney is a blood purifier, so when kidney function is impaired severely, various toxins like creatinine and urea nitrogen will build up in the blood. They circulate with blood and may cause damages on any part of patient’s body.

In IgA Nephropathy, bad taste in mouth usually appears due to buildup of toxins with ammonia like urea nitrogen. In the every beginning, the concentration of these toxins is very low, so no bad taste appear in mouth. However, with the deterioration of IgA Nephropathy, kidney function becomes lesser and lesser. Also, concentration of toxins in the blood becomes higher and higher. When it increases to a certain level, various symptoms like bad taste in mouth appear.

Lastly, appearance of bad taste in mouth usually indicates high levels of toxins in blood and severe impairment of kidney function. Under such a condition, effective medical treatment is urgently needed, so as to avoid or put off dialysis.

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