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    Why Patients with IgA Nephropathy Have Nausea And Vomiting

    2014-04-28 08:42| Font Size A A A

    Why Patients with IgA Nephropathy Have Nausea And VomitingIgA nephropathy is a common kidney disease, which is caused by the accumulation of IgA immune globulin in glomerular mesangial area. IgA nephropathy will progress slowly, which will reduce patient’s kidney function gradually.

    Kidney is an very important organ, which is in charge of regulating our internal metabolic balances by filtrating out the metabolic wastes. As a result, when patients have kidney damage, that will cause patients to have many health problems. For patients with IgA Nephropathy, nausea and vomiting often appear in their body.

    As we know, nausea and vomiting are gastrointestinal problems, but IgA nephropathy is renal problem. In fact, many complications of IgA nephropathy can cause patients to have nausea and vomiting.

    1. Gastrointestinal edema:

    A major cause of nausea and vomiting is edema, which is a common complication of kidney disease. While patients with IgA nephropathy often have massive Proteinuria, which can cause patients to have severe edema, and it may even appear in patient’s gastrointestinal tract.

    2. The accumulation of metabolic wastes:

    Patient’s kidney function will be damaged gradually by IgA Nephropathy, and when patient’s kidney function is very low, that will cause lots of metabolic wastes accumulating in patient’s body. Some toxins will stimulate patient’s gastrointestinal tract, which cause patients to have nausea and vomiting. Besides, high urea level can lead to the release of ammonia, which is substance that cause strong stimulation to patient’s gastrointestinal tract, and that is a major cause of nausea and vomiting.

    3. The metabolic disorder of potassium:

    Kidney has the function of regulating the metabolic balance of electrolytes in our body, so when patient’s kidney function is damaged severely by IgA nephropathy, that will cause patients to have the metabolic disorder of electrolytes. The metabolic disorder of potassium can cause many health problems, and it is also very common for patients to have nausea and vomiting due to this reason.

    Thereby, nausea and vomiting can be caused by many factors, and patients should take measures to deal with these problems according to the real causes.

    Kidney disease is very dangerous, because it can cause many severe health problems. Thereby, patients should do what they can to improve their condition. If you have any trouble in dealing with your condition, you can leave us a message about your details. We can provide the guidance you need or do what we can to help you.

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