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Can Strong Dizziness Mean Something Goes off Track with IgA Nephropathy

Question: I have had IgA Nephropathy for 6 years now, but it is under control and I was with good kidney function. In the last 24 hours, I have strong dizziness. Can it mean something went off track with my IgA Nephropathy?

Can Strong Dizziness Mean Something Goes off Track with IgA NephropathyAnswer: IgA Nephropathy is a benign kidney disease, which usually takes many years to develop to kidney failure. As we can see, you keep your IgA Nephropathy very well so that your kidney function is not impaired in the past 6 years. But it does not mean your kidney function won’t be impaired by IgA Nephropathy. When your kidneys go wrong, there indeed appears some symptoms, including dizziness. And some other factors in IgA Nephropathy can also cause dizziness. Now let’s have a quick look.


When your kidneys are damaged, they can not make enough erythropoietin to make red blood cells. When there are not enough red blood cells in the blood to transport oxygen, it is likely for you to have dizziness due to oxygen deficiency in brain.

-High blood pressure

Hypertension is very common among IgA Nephropathy patients. Generally speaking, it won’t cause any symptoms, but when it is very high, it can cause some symptoms, one of which is dizziness.

-Heart disease

Do you have heart disease? It is a complication of kidney disease and it is also the main cause of death for kidney patients. With heart disease, it is likely for you to have dizziness as well.


What medications do you take now for IgA Nephropathy? Blood pressure medications, diuretics, steroids, immunosuppressants, pain killers and some antibiotics and so on can all cause dizziness. In such case, you had better choose some natural treatment for IgA Nephropathy in the long run.

Can strong dizziness mean something goes off track with IgA Nephropathy? Maybe it can. What you should do now is to do some tests such as urine test or blood test to have a clear mind of your kidney function. You should also talk with your doctor to find out what on earth causes your dizziness. If your kidney function declines, you should take treatment as early as possible to prevent further damage. For more information, please leave a message below or consult online doctor directly.

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