IgA Nephropathy (Berger's disease) is a kind of auto immune disease. As the most common cause of glomerulonephritis, it accounts for about 45% of cases. Originally thought to be benign, it is now known that many patients with IgA Nephropathy can progress to Renal Failure. Recognizing the following early symptoms of this disease contributes to prompt treatment.
● Urinary changes
a. During this time you may find yourself in the urine have been some changes, from the color point of view, it becomes more and more deeply, the taste is very heavy. You need to pay attention to it cola or dark urine, as soon as possible and make the appropriate solutions and detailed inspections.
b. Urine is excluded to some time ago, you will find there are many bubbles above, and there are likely to continue for a long time. This may be an increase in protein in the urine, of course, all of which can only be explained in one of them.
c. You may have abnormal output of urine. For healthy people, it is normal to have 4~8 times urination per day and the urinary output amounts to 1500ml. If your urine output increases or decreases suddenly when you have no fever, much sweat or excessive water intake, you need to go to the hospital for check in case of IgA Nephropathy.
d. You may need to get up frequently in the night to urinate. In normal circumstances, people younger than 60 years old should not have this condition. If a young man has nocturia, you man have declined renal function.
● Swelling (edema)
After getting up in the morning, you may have eye puffiness, and swelling face. The edema will remit late in the day, but get serious after strenuous work which can be relieved after rest. In the cases of severe edema, you may have ankles swelling, and edema in double lower extremities and feet, etc.
● Backache (lumbago)
You may have unexplained backache. It is necessary to check the kidneys, spine and lumbar back muscles and so forth.
● Sexual problems
For males, you may have sexual problems like spermatorrhoea and infertility.
So far, the best treatment for IgA Nephropathy is immunotherapy, which can help us eliminate the root cause. If you are find better treatmen for your disease, immunotherapy is your good choice.
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