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IgA Nephropathy, refer to an autoimmune disorder featured by depositions of IgA in the mesangial area of glomerular. As the disease progresses, a set of discomforts will occur. Well, can IgA Nephropathy cause joint pain?
To be honest, joint pain can be really boresome for IgA Nephropathy patients. After careful study, experts from our Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital point out the onset of joint pain has close connection with the following factors:
Renal osteopathy In normal condition, healthy kidneys can help maintain the balance of electrolyte and acid-base. However, in IgA nephropathy, the filtering units become inflamed and scarred. As a consequence, low calcium level and high phosphorus level will appear, resulting in renal osteopathy.
High levels of uric acid Uric acid refers to the metabolic product of purine and it can be kept at a reasonable level normally. However, when kidneys are injured, extra uric acid will build up in the body. When the joints are affected, joint pain may occur accordingly.
Treatment for joint pain in IgA Nephropathy
As mentioned above, many factors can lead to the occurrence of joint pain. Before taking treatments, it is essential to find out the specific cause. If you are not clear about this, remember that our Online Doctor is always here to help.
To eliminate joint pain from the underlying cause, measures should be taken to improve kidney function to maintain the balance of phosphorus and calcium and excrete extra wastes. Here, Immunotherapy can be such a good choice, which gets Chinese medicine, Western medicine and blood-purification technique perfectly. After a period of treatment, symptoms like joint pain, high blood pressure, swelling can be well treated. What’ more, the overall condition can be improved. If you have interest in this, you can leave us message to firstname.lastname@example.org. And our experienced nephrologists will reply you soon.