What are the Causes of IgA Nephropathy
IgA Nephropathy, also known as Berger’s Disease, refers to a kidney disorder characterized by immune complexes deposited in the mesangial area of the glomeruli. And here we are going to talk about its causes. Then let us have a look at the following contents.
1. In normal condition, when bacteria invade the human body, various antibodies will occur accordingly. Due to disorders of the immune system, IgA produced by your body will be regarded as foreigner substances when the combines with antigen, therefore, IgA immune complexes will occur. In these IgA immune complexes can not be discharged out of the body, they will accumulate in the mesangial area and lead to abnormal inflammatory response in the kidneys.
2. Infections: People with this disorder should also realize that infections including upper respiratory infection, cold, fever and so on may induce immune reaction. If not controlled well, massive hematuria or proteinuria will appear. Therefore, it is essential to strengthen the immune system and lower the risk of getting infected.
3. Genetic factor: Except for the above two reasons, genetic factor is another cause. And study shows that some people carry the autosomal dominant gene of IgA nephropathy. In this case, the possibility of having this disease between male and female is equal.
In this article, I only give you a brief introduction of IgA Nephropathy causes and hope that they are beneficial to you. If you want to know more about the causes of IgA Nephropathy, you can leave us a message or consult our consultant online directly.
After the above analysis, we can come to such a conclusion: the root cause of this disease is the abnormal immune system. Therefore, we suggest patients with Immunotherapy, and it aims at correcting abnormal immune system and improving immunity. For more information, you are welcomed to consult with our professional online doctor.
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