Symptoms of IgA Nephropathy

Symptoms of IgA NephropathyIgA Nephropathy, also known as Berger's disease, is a common primary glomerular disease in worldwide. In this article, we mainly talk about its symptoms.

IgA Nephropathy occurs when immunoglobulin deposits in the glomerular. And it is very common in children and the youth. In its early stage, there are usually no symptoms. With age, some of the following symptoms may occur:

High blood pressure: It can be triggered by the accumulated toxins and fluid in the body.

Swelling: It can occur around the eyes, hands and ankles. In serious condition, it may spread to whole body.

Changes of urination: If there is sudden change of urination, you had better try to figure out the root cause. If you are not clear about this, you can consult with our online doctor directly. After careful study, our experts will provide you a more accurate diagnosis.

Nausea and vomiting: In serious condition, it may develop into renal failure. So the risk of having nausea and vomiting can be increased.

Blood in urine: It can be classified into two categories: gross hematuria and microscopic hematuria. And the occurrence of hematuria is related to various infections, such as urinary tract infection.

Proteinuria: When kidneys are damaged, protein can leak into urine easily. Among patients with IgA Nephropathy, they can be detected with mild proteinuria.

Except for above symptoms, patients may also experience: itchy skin, back pain, fatigue, muscle cramp, loss of appetite, shortness of breath and so on.

If you happen to be a person with IgA Nephropathy, we hope the above contents can be helpful for you. Remember that the earlier the treatment, the better the curative effect. For more detailed information about the treatments, you are welcomed to email or leave us message below. Good luck!

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