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I Have IgA Nephropathy And Have Been Taking Creatinine Supplements, Does It Affect

I Have IgA Nephropathy And Have Been Taking Creatinine Supplements, Does It AffectAs we know, high creatinine often indicates severe kidney damage, so if a patient with IgA nephropathy takes creatinine supplements, will that affect patient’s condition?

IgA nephropathy is an autoimmune kidney disease which is caused by the deposition of IgA immune globulin in mesangium. IgA nephropathy will progress slowly and gradually, and many patients will have kidney failure after about twenty years’ progression.

Thereby, if patient has the habit of taking creatinine supplements, will that boost the progression of IgA nephropathy?

What is creatinine?

To know whether creatinine supplements can affect patient’s condition, it is necessary for patient to learn about creatinine.

Creatinine is the metabolic product of muscle, and it is a toxin for our body, which needs to be filtered out by kidney.

Why high creatinine level should be carefully treated?

High creatinine is dangerous, but that is not because the toxicity of creatinine. The toxicity of creatinine can not cause very severe influence to patient’s body health, but the meaning of high creatinine must be cared. Creatinine is often used as a standard to assess patient’s kidney function, because it will not be reabsorbed back by kidney tubule, so its level can reflect patient’s kidney function.

On the other hand, our kidneys have strong metabolic ability, and one kidney will be able to complete their work. Thereby, if patient will not have high creatinine unless about more than half kidney function is damaged. What’s more, high creatinine level will not be obvious until the damaged kidney function is more than two thirds.

Does creatinine supplements affect his kidney disease?

If patient have IgA nephropathy and he takes creatinine supplements at the same time, creatinine supplements may not cause too much threat to his body health.

But on the other hand, creatinine supplements increase the workload of kidney, which is not good for patient’s kidney condition.

In the end, if you have any problem in dealing with your condition, you can contact our online experts, and we are glad to help you.

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