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Does IgA Nephropathy Cause Pericarditis

Does IgA Nephropathy Cause PericarditisIn the early stage of IgA Nephropathy, there are few symptoms and complications. But with its development, more and more symptoms and complications will appear. Recently some patients complain about pericarditis on our website. Does IgA Nephropathy cause pericarditis? After reading this article, you will find the answer.

Patients with end stage renal disease run a high risk of pericardial diseases, such as pericarditis and pericardial effusions and occasionally chronic constrictive pericarditis.

As we all know, our kidneys are responsible to remove excess fluid from the body. When your IgA Nephropathy develops to ESRD, the damaged kidneys can not discharge the fluid effectively. In such case, if you drink a lot of fluid, which is beyond the discharge capacity of kidney and then fluid retains in the body. When fluid in the body increases obviously, effective circulating blood volume will increase as well and at the same time, you may have diluted hyponatremia., leading to water intoxication. Its clinical manifestations includes swelling, high blood pressure and pericardial effusion. For IgA Nephropathy patients, their immune system is weak. And the use of steroids and immunosuppressants can make their immunity weaker. As a result, bacteria and virus invade into body easily. When you are infected, pericardium secretes a lot of fluid, leading to acute cardiac tamponade. Sometimes pericardium becomes inflamed, leading to pericarditis.

How to reduce the risk of pericarditis for IgA Nephropathy patients?

To reduce its risk, you should reduce blood toxin concentration, regulate water-electrolyte disorder and strengthen immunity to prevent infections. Immunotherapy can cleanse the cycling immune complexes to eliminate kidney inflammation. It can also block abnormal immune reaction and increase the kidneys’ tolerance to immune complexes to prevent further kidney damage. Besides. It can boost your innate immune system to prevent bacteria and virus from entering into your body. All in all, this therapy can improve your kidney function so as to reduce the occurrence of its complications.

Does IgA Nephropathy cause pericarditis? Sometimes, it can. If you would like to know more information about IgA Nephropathy, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

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