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Is IgA Nephropathy Hereditary

2014-04-21 09:22

Is IgA Nephropathy HereditaryIgA Nephropathy is an immune disease caused by IgA which is an antibody. Thus, in theory, IgA Nephropathy is not hereditary. But in fact, children of some patients with IgA Nephropathy can inherited IgA Nephropathy. Here we will discuss this topic in detail. Please see the below:

According to research, 90% of patients with IgA Nephropathy are not inherited. Thus, we can indicate that IgA Nephropathy is not a inherited disease, but it can be inherited when get affected by some factors, like age, disease condition, race, zone, etc. And statistics shows that Asian and Hispanics are more possible to suffer from IgA Nephropathy than American Indians.

As a consequent, for patients with IgA Nephropathy, they don’t have to worry heredity too much, because there is rare possibility of inheriting in IgA Nephropathy.

So, whether IgA Nephropathy can be inherited can’t be controlled by us, what we can do is to treat IgA Nephropathy effectively. Immunotherapy can be the best choices. The below is process of Immunotherapy, which is divided into six steps.

1. Immunologic diagnosis.

2. Immune block therapy.

3. Immune tolerance therapy.

4. Immunomodulatory therapy.

5. Immune protection therapy.

6. Immune clearance therapy.

Through Immunotherapy, patients with IgA Nephropathy can get IgA immune complex removed from body, repair kidney damage and recover kidney function.

Besides, a healthy diet is also important. Low protein, low salt, low phosphorus and potassium should be followed by patients with IgA Nephropathy. If swelling is very severe, water should be limited strictly.

The above suggestions can be very effective to treat IgA Nephropathy. If you have any question or want to get more information about IgA Nephropathy, please contact us freely and it is a pleasure that we can give you a hand sincerely.

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