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Bloating Symptom in IgA Nephropathy

2014-06-15 20:51| Font Size A A A

Bloating Symptom in IgA NephropathyBloating is a common problem faced by IgA Nephropathy patients. It not only impairs patients’ normal life, but also can aggravate illness condition. Then, what are bloating symptom in this kidney disease? Is there any treatment to solve this thorny problem?

IgA Nephropathy is an immune-system mediated disease featured by the deposition of IgA immune complexes in the glomeruli of the kidneys. And it will cause a series of disorders on kidneys. Bloating symptom usually appears in legs, ankles, face, foot and stomach which resulted from severe water retention and severe proteinuria.

Water retention

Normally, kidney is responsible for excreting extra fluids and toxins out of the body, while for IgA nephropathy patients, their impaired kidneys lose this ability and excess water and sodium will pile up in the body. As a result, bloating will occur.

A large amount of proteinuria

Kidney can also preserve useful substances like protein in the body. However, impaired kidney cannot keep them in the blood and they may leak into urine easily. In this case, fluid may flow into the interstitial space easily and induce bloating symptom.

How to manage bloating symptom in IgA Nephropathy?

To solve bloating symptom foundationally, we should focus on how to remove extra water and proteinuria effectively. However, in order to achieve these goals, we firstly do is to enhance kidney function from the root. Immunotherapy is strongly recommended to you. It is a perfect combination of West medicine and Chinese herbs. On the one hand, Western medicine mainly used to eliminate symptoms, for example, diuretics are aiming to remove bloating or swelling. On the other hand, Chinese medicines are in charge of repairing damaged kidney tissues and cells and prevent kidney from the further damages. After a period of this treatment, patients’ illness condition will get an obvious improvement. With the increase of renal function, bloating symptoms will be eliminated.

Besides, you should limit intake of water and sodium so as to control bloating symptom. More information about bloating symptom in IgA Nephropathy, you can talk with our Live Doctor directly or email us to

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