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How Long Can You Live With Stage 5 IgA Nephropathy

2015-01-01 16:58

How Long Can You Live With Stage 5 IgA NephropathyHow long can you live with stage 5 IgA Neparopathy ? IgA Nephropathy is one of the kidney disease induced by kidney disorder, without good control it can progress into stage 5 gradually, and then patients must be faced by various problems and symptoms. So, they must wonder how long can they live with stage 5 IgA Nephropathy.

What is Stage 5 IgA Nephropathy (IgAN) ?

According to glomerular filtration rate (GFR), chronic kidney disease including IgAN can be divided into five stages. Stage 5 is the end stage in which kidneys have been damaged severely and kidney function level has declined to less than 15%. That is to say, when patients’ GFR is less than 15 ml/min, it indicates Stage 5 IgAN.

According to clinical research, about 35% of IgA Nephropathy patients finally have uremia, and the survive rate of kidney for 10 years is about 80%~90%. In addition to kidney function level, heavy proteinuria, high blood pressure, and the formation of diffuse crescent, etc, all can remind the bad prognosis. Just like other types of chronic kidney disease, meal plan, lifestyle and medical therapy also affects stage 5 IgAN patients’ prognosis and life expectancy.

As for how long can patient live with stage 5 IgA Nephropathy, before knowing patients’ illness condition in detail, it is hard to give out the answer. This is because even though patients’ kidney function level is similar, their complications, lifestyle, diet plan and treatment option change from person to person. If you want to know how long you can live with this disease in detail, you need to tell us more about your medical case by email, we will reply you as soon as possible. Our email: kidney-support@hotmail.com

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