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Swelling in Patients with IgA Nephropathy

2014-01-08 01:02| Font Size A A A

Patients with IgA nephropathy will suffer from many symptoms. Swelling is one of the symptoms of IgA Nephropathy. Now follow me and find the causes and the treatment of swelling.

How does swelling occur?

As we all know, kidney is a blood cleaner. It is responsible to discharge the metabolic wastes, the extra water and electrolyte in blood. At the same time, it keeps the necessary substance. Protein is one of the substances that should be kept in blood. However, the kidneys have already been damaged by the deposition of the immune complex on glomerulus. Therefore, the failed kidneys cannot keep the protein in blood. So you may find protein in your urine. This is because the protein is discharged though urine.

One of the function of protein is to keep the water in blood. According to the above condition, the water cannot be kept in the blood vessels and it leaks to other tissues, causing swelling.

Another main cause of swelling is water-sodium retention. If you eat too much salt, you will drink a lot of water, the sodium, main component of salt, and water will generate chemical reaction, causing water-sodium retention.

How to deal with swelling in IgA nephropathy?

Diet limit is necessary. You should avoid salted foods, like pickles, roast meat, sauce, fast foods and canned foods.

Diet limit is not enough to relieve swelling. If you want to solve this problem completely, you should focus on preventing further kidney damage and improving kidney damage.

Here Hot Compress therapy, one of the Chinese medicine is suggested. It is an externally used therapy. Wanna detailed information about how it functions, click the online service, the online doctor will give you a specific explanation.

This therapy can help remove the immune complex and other toxins in blood. Also it can repair the damaged kidney cells and improve kidney function. So it is worth your consideration. Once the kidney function is improved, the swelling will be relieved completely. Do you still have other problems? If you have, you are welcomed to send me an email to for consultation.

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