Whatsapp: 008615033420788

Online DoctorContact UsSite Map

IgA Nephropathy

Home > IgA Nephropathy > IgA Nephropathy Treatment >
Font Size A A A

What Diuretics Are Effective for Edema in IgA Nephropathy

What Diuretics Are Effective for Edema in IgA NephropathyEdema is a common symptom of IgA Nephropathy patients, which usually results from kidney function impairment and massive protein leakage. When your edema is very severe, you may have to take some diuretics to flush out the excessive fluid. What diuretics are effective for edema in IgA Nephropathy? This question is difficult to answer. Because different IgA Nephropathy patients have different medical conditions, they may need different diuretics. In the following, there are several diuretics common to see in the daily.

Western medicine

In western medicine, there are many kinds of diuretics, such as thiazine diuretic, loop diuretic, potassium-sparing, carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, etc. If your blood potassium level is low, you can choose potassium-sparing diuretic. If you have heart failure, loop diuretic may be helpful. All in all, you should choose the most suitable one according to your case.

Some herbal tea

If your edema is not that severe, you can drink some herbal tea, which is diuretic, such as nettle leaf tea, dandelion root tea, corn silk tea, etc. Compared with western medicine, they have few side effects. But herbal tea is packed with fluid. Improper use may worse your edema.

Traditional Chinese Medicine

In TCM, there are many therapies to repair your damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. With improved kidney function, fluid can be removed out of the body. For example, 4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Composition and various medicinal soup). They can decompose the immune complexes in the kidneys to reduce kidney inflammation and degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. They can also dilate blood vessels and block blood clotting to increase blood flow into kidneys to improve ischemia and anoxia. Besides, they provide the essential nutrients for the damaged kidney tissues to repair themselves. After a period of treatment, your kidney function will be promoted and its associated symptoms will disappear.

What diuretics are effective for edema in IgA Nephropathy? It depends on your conditions. If you would like to know more information, please send your medical test report to igacure@gmail.com. Our doctor will help you make a personalized treatment plan according to your case.

Tag:IgA NephropathyIgA Nephropathy Treatment

previous:Is Ankle Swelling Effect of Prednisone for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Next:Treatment in Stage 4 CKD with IgA Nephropathy

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.

Name

Age

Gender

Country

Email*

Phone*

Kidney Disease:

Description

Related Articles
Important information in one quick click. Related Articles on IgA Nephropathy are designed to provide accurate and timely information in a short and easy to understand format. Choose the topics of interest to you and read, print or take to your next doctor visit.

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patients

How Badly IgA Nephropathy Progress

How Will IgA Nephropathy Stage 3B Be Treated

IgA Nephropathy: Creatinine 5.5, Urea 53, Potassium 5.1, GFR 13

Can Getting A Tattoo Affect IgA Nephropathy

Subscribe to IgA
Nephropathy
Basics
Treatment
Symptoms﹠Complications
Healthy Living
Patient story
patient story
In our hospital, we have treated thousands of patients from 64 countries.

more>>

Latest Articles

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patien

Because of its delicious taste and various health benefits, yogurt is a favorite for many people. Is ...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome Caused by FSGS: How to

Question: I am suman from India. I have a 3.5 years old baby girl who is suffering Nephrotic Syndrome...

Learn More

Nephrotic Syndrome: Shall I Go for Exerci

Question: I am Nephrotic Syndrome patient, my proteinuria is 4 to 5 g with creatinine level up to 1 a...

Learn More

How Badly IgA Nephropathy Progress

Nobody wants their kidney disease to go into kidney failure, right? That is why a lot of patients car...

Learn More