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    Is Pneumonitis Related with IgA Nephropathy

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    Is Pneumonitis Related with IgA NephropathyIs there any relationship with pneumonitis and IgA nephropathy? This question come from a person who search related info on Internet. Now, I will reply this question in the following contents which are expected to be helpful for you.

    Description of IgA

    IgA Nephropathy is a common primary glomerular disease around the world and it refers that large amount of immunoglobuin A deposit in glomerular mesangial area. It can be caused by many factors, like inflammatory reaction, abnormal immune complex, infection and genetic factor. In such condition, people with IgA Nephropathy have to suffer from some symptoms such as proteinuria, blood in urine, high blood pressure, edema, various inflammations.

    What is pneumonitis?

    Pneumonitis is a general term that refers to inflammatory of lung tissues. The most common symptoms of pneumonitis is shortness of breath. Other symptoms include cough, fatigue, poor appetite, fever, chest pain and do on.

    Is there any relationship with pneumonitis and IgA Nephropathy?

    Although there is no evidence can prove they have exact connection, it still has possibility to cause pneumonitis. Why? Please keep reading.

    In order to control the progression of illness condition, IgA nephropathy patients need to take certain medications, like ACEIs, ARBs, antibiotics and so on. Unfortunately, many side effects of these medicines are induced if you take them for a long time or over dosage.

    Over time, the immune complex may cause local inflammation. And kidneys will fail to filter metabolism wastes, excessive water, electrolyte and toxins from your blood. Through the blood circulation, these wastes and toxins will pile up in the body and affect various organs, including our lungs.

    In addition, due to injured kidneys, IgA nephropathy can be associated with cold, ever, the upper respiratory tract infection and so on. These symptoms also have bad effects on the lungs, and maybe they not only can destroy the normal structure of certain renal intrinsic cells nut also induce pneumonitis.

    Actually, pneumonitis and IgA nephropathy can be life-threatening if left untreated. Therefore, it is important to take timely and effective treatment to solve problem from the root. If you have no idea about what you can do, our is always available for you. Also, you can talk with our online doctors directly.

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