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Shingles after A Flare of IgA Nephropathy: Causes and Treatment

Shingles after A Flare of IgA Nephropathy: Causes and TreatmentSome people experience shingles after a flare of IgA Nephropathy. Do you know what causes it and how to treat it? Now let’s look for the answer in the following article. You can also get the answer from online doctor directly for free.

First, let’s learn more information about shingles.

Shingles are on outbreak of rash on the skin that is caused by the same virus that cases chicken pox. That is to say, shingles is a kind of acute infectious skin disease. The virus come into your blood through respiratory mucosa and then potentially lurks inside neuron. When your immunity lowers, or you are very tired, or infected or catch a cold, virus are activated so that they begin to grow and multiply. Later they will transfer to skin along nerve fiber, leading to shingles.

Causes of shingles for IgA Nephropathy patients

For IgA Nephropathy patients, they have a low immunity, which makes it easier for virus and bacteria to invade into body. Besides, the use of steroids and immunosuppressants for proteinuria can also lower your immunity further. Therefore, IgA Nephropathy patients have a serous risk of skin infection, such as shingles.

Treatment for shingles for IgA Nephropathy patients

Shingles have many complications, such as neuralgia, keratitis, conjunctivitis, inner ear dysfunction, meningitis, etc. Therefore, you should take treatment as early as possible if you have shingles.

-Antibiotics. They can help you fight against antibiotics. But some of them have renal toxicity, so talk with your doctor before you take antibiotics.

-Painkillers. They can help you alleviate the pain caused by shingles. But attention should also be paid to their renal toxicity.

-Immunotherapy. This therapy can strengthen your immunity to protect you from various diseases. It can also cleanse IgA immune complexes from the blood and increase kidneys’ tolerance to immune complexes so as to reduce kidney inflammation. Moreover, it can help the damaged kidneys repair themselves and improve kidney function.

Shingles is a common complication of IgA Nephropathy. Now you have learned about its causes and treatment. If you have any other question, please leave a message below or send emails to igacure@gmail.com.

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