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Is It Serious with Leg Pain for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Is It Serious with Leg Pain for IgA Nephropathy PatientsMany IgA Nephropathy (Berger’s Disease) patients suffer from leg pain, which affects walking. Is it serious with leg pain for IgA Nephropathy patients? Go on reading to learn more information.

What causes leg pain for IgA Nephropathy patients?


Gout is a common complication of IgA Nephropathy. When your kidneys are impaired by IgA Nephropathy, waste products such as uric acid can not be removed out of the body. When their concentration in the blood is very high, they may condense into crystal and deposit in the joints so as to lead to joint inflammation. This can make you feel pain in legs.

-Side effects of steroids and immunosuppressants

Steroids and immunosuppressants are the common used drugs for IgA Nephropathy patients to inhibit kidney inflammation and increase the permeability of capillaries so as to reduce protein leakage and further kidney damage. But they have many side effects, one of which is necrosis of femoral head so as to make you have leg pain.

-Muscle cramp

Not a few IgA Nephropathy patients have muscle cramp, which is associated with the electrolytes disorder, such as potassium deficiency, low calcium or magnesium, etc.

How to deal with leg pain for IgA Nephropathy patients?

When you have severe leg pain with IgA Nephropathy, you should talk with your doctor to find out its causes and then take corresponding measures. Do not use painkillers without the instruction of your doctor, because they usually have renal toxicity, which can cause further damage to your kidneys. Leg pain is just one of clinical manifestation of IgA Nephropathy. To eliminate leg pain is not our goal. We should repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. Immunotherapy combines Chinese medicine with western medicine, which can help you cleanse the cycling immune complexes in the blood and decompose the deposited immune complexes in the kidneys to eliminate kidney inflammation. It can also regulate the abnormal immune system and set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing. After a period of treatment, IgA Nephropathy can be got under control and its associated symptoms will disappear.

Is it serious with leg pain for IgA Nephropathy patients? Yes, leg pain reflects that your kidney function is declining. And you should rake treatment as early as possible to preserve your kidney function and eliminate symptoms. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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