The manifestations of IgA Nephropathy in clinic are various, the most typical one of which is blood urine, which confused patients all the time.
Usually, 1 to 2 days after infected by upper respiratory tract, digestive tract or urinary tract, patients with IgA Nephropathy begin to have gross hematuria, which becomes microscopic hematuria after it lasts for several hours to several days. It is also accompanied by different degree of proteinuria or microscopic hematuria. A few patients have high blood pressure or increased blood urea nitrogen for the time being. Some even have acuterenal failure, which can remit really after timely treatment. After gross hematuria diapppears, about 60% of patients will suffer from blood urine once more after infected by respiratory tract. It is believed by some people that after cutting off tonsil, blood urine can remit or diminish. Blood urine is mostly seen in children and about 80% to 95% children with IgA Nephropathy have gross hematuria.
For those who have gross hematuria or are found abnormal in urine examination after tonsil infection, they should control the infection actively. The common methods for IgA Nephritis treatment contain hypotensor ACEI, ARD, cortical hormone and other immune complex, etc, which however can not stop the recurrence of blood urine.
Considering the side effects of these western medicines, patients are searching a better treatment, which can not only prevent the recurrence of blood urine and other symptoms and lead to no adverse effects.