Could Wegener's Disease Cause IgA Nephropathy

Wegeners disease is also known as Wegeners granulomatosis. It is a rare kind of inflammation of your blood vessels especially the vessels that supply lung, sinu...more>>

When Should Dialysis Be Started for IgA Nephropathy Patients

For kidney patients, they are no stranger for dialysis. Dialysis is a kidney replacement treatment which can help the damaged kidneys to filter waste products f...more>>

Is There A Relationship Between IgA Nephropathy and Tonsil

When diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy, many patients are asked to remove their tonsil. Is there a relationship between IgA Nephropathy and tonsil? Go on reading,...more>>

Is the Life Expectancy of A Transplanted Kidney in Someone with IgA Cut in Half

Kidney transplant is a common used kidney replacement treatment for kidney failure patients. But it is not prefect. After all, the transplant kidney can not wor...more>>

Can IgA Nephropathy Occur Without An Inflammation

IgA Nephropathy is the most common glomerulonephritis. And glomerulonephritis is the leading cause of kidney failure. Can IgA Nephropathy occur without an infla...more>>

What Does GFR 18 Mean for IgA Nephropathy Patients

As we all know, glomeruli are responsible for filtering fluid from your blood, extracting both waste products and substances your body needs, such as sodium, ph...more>>

Do All People with IgA Nephritis Develop Kidney Failure

As we all know, IgA Nephritis is the most common form of glomerulonephritis. This disease results from abnormal deposition of IgA immune complexes in the glomer...more>>

Why IgA Nephropathy Reoccurs Easily After A Kidney Transplant

Kidney transplant is a common used kidney replacement treatment for kidney failure patients. Because it allows the patients to live a relatively normal life, al...more>>

How Severe IgA Nephropathy Is when You Are Asked to Take Prednisone

Question: I am an IgA Nephropathy patient. Back then I was prescribed with ACE inhibitor and wasnt told to take prednisone, but the doctor mentioned it to me du...more>>

What Causes IgA Nephropathy On Earth

IgA Nephropathy is a kidney disorder in which lots of IgA deposition can be found in mesangial area. It is a refractory illness and so far no cure has been foun...more>>

IgA Nephropathy and Upper Respiratory Infections

IgA Nephropathy is an auto immune disease, but in most cases IgA Nephropathy is caused by infection, especially upper respiratory infections. Do you know why? N...more>>

How Long Can You Live with 10% Kidney Function and IgA Nephropathy

Recently an IgA Nephropathy patient told me that he has only 10 % kidney function and he wanted to know how long he can live. When you have 10% kidney function,...more>>

How to Live Long Life with IgA Nephropathy

IgA Nephropathy (Bergers Disease) is the most common glomerulonephritis. Without effective treatment, your lifespan may be shortened by IgA Nephropathy. How to...more>>

Is Creatinine Level 2.06 and GFR 42 Dangerous for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Question : I have IgA Nephropathy. Now my creatinine level is 2.06 and my GFR is 42. Is it dangerous? Do I need to go on a diet? Answer : Creatinine 2.06 and GF...more>>

Is It Necessary for IgA Nephropathy Child Patients to Do Renal Biopsy

A renal biopsy is a medical procedure in which a small piece of tissues are removed from the kidneys. Generally speaking, if you want to know the type of kidney...more>>

What to Avoid with IgA Nephropathy

Every kind of disease has its own taboos, so does IgA Nephropathy. In the daily, patients should not ignore them in case that they cause further damage to the k...more>>

What Is the Root Cause of IgA Nephropathy

What is the root cause of IgA Nephropathy? To know the causes help you have a better control of IgA Nephropathy and live a normal life. Now lets have a quick lo...more>>

Why Does the Blood Get Polluted in Our Body with IgA Nephropathy

With IgA Nephropathy, waste will build up in the blood gradually and cause many symptoms. Why does the blood get polluted in our body with IgA Nephropathy? Afte...more>>

Does Getting Upper Respiratory Infection Hurt the Kidneys with IgA Nephropathy

With IgA Nephropathy, patients have frequent infection. As long as you have infection, you will have hematuria. Does getting upper respiratory infection hurt th...more>>

Will IgA Nephropathy Reduce My Lifespan

Question : I am 22 years old and I was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy. My monthly tests show a considerably reduction in proteinuria from 4.6/24h to 2 g/24h aft...more>>