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How Long Does IgA Nephropathy Take to Result in ESRD

How Long Does IgA Nephropathy Take to Result in ESRDIgA Nephropathy is one progressive disorder, and patients’ prognosis changes from person to person. In quite a number of cases, IgA Nephropathy aggravates into kidney failure gradually. Then, how long does IgA Nephropathy take to result in ESRD?

Will all patients with IgAN have end stage renal disease finally?

Of course, the answer is not. It is reported that about 35% of IgA Nephropathy patients will suffer from ESRD eventually. If enough fortunately, approximately 4%~20% of patients can get remission spontaneously. If not, they need to take some medical therapies for helping achieve the remission.

What reminds bad prognosis?

The reminding factors include renal insufficiency at the onset of this disease, proteinuria more than 1.5g/d, high blood pressure, no gross hematuria, glomerular sclerosis in kidney biopsy, the formation of diffuse crescent, and so on.

How to prevent IgA Nephropathy from developing to ESRD?

If patients have one or more problems the above listed, they should take correct medications and treatments to control them actively. For example, ACEI, ARBs, diuretic, CCB, etc, can help reduce high blood pressure, while steroid, immunosuppressants, ACEI, ARBs and so on, can help ease proteinuria. Check with your doctor to determine how to manage your symptoms.

After these problems are managed, the next step is to remove the deposits of IgA in kidneys, normalize immune system and repair damaged but not dead kidney cells. As long as these therapeutic effects are gained, patients don’t need to worry the occurrence of end stage renal disease any more. Until now, Immunotherapy has been used maturely to treat IgA Nephropathy, and it just works through eliminating immune complexes and rebuilding kidney structure and immune system.

If you are interested about Immunotherapy, you can firstly learn about Success Rate of Immunotherapy for IgA Nephropathy to get more confidence or learn it directly from the Doctor online.

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