IgA nephropathy belongs to autoimmune disease, simply it means when the patient's body is invaded by the disease, the body's immune system resist against foreign diseases, but produces excessive immune substance IgA, resulting in the accumulation in kidney and injure in the kidney, so this is IgA nephropathy. I will introduce something to everybody about is IgA kidney disease heredity.
First: IgA nephropathy is not genetic; the disease is caused by body factors, such as colds and other upper respiratory tract infection. That is to say, if we can effectively prevent external diseases, it will be able to avoid the occurrence of IgA nephropathy. From this point of view, IgA nephropathy is not hereditary.
Second: but in clinical treatment, the pathogenesis of IgA nephropathy shows familial aggregation phenomenon; IgA nephropathy belongs to the immunodeficiency of nephropathy, such immunodeficiency exists genetic susceptibility, that is to say, in the face of same cold, infection, the probability of person with family history of IgA nephropathy is higher than the person without IgA nephropathy history; and this is determined by the gene.
Third: people in the family with IgA nephropathy history do not worry, effective prevention of colds or infection is the best way to prevent IgA nephropathy. In life, taking reasonable work and rest, reasonable diet is very important, then do not take drugs casually, to avoid the burden on the kidneys, as long as in life pay attention to health, IgA nephropathy will be away from us!
The IgA nephropathy is not necessity genetic, but the patients in the family with IgA nephropathy, be sure to check the body, do prevention actively! Those above are relevant information on the IgA nephropathy collected by experts; everyone may have a certain understanding of the knowledge above, only by receiving correct diagnosis, can achieving a better treatment. If you have other kidney problems you can browse other pages, also can consult online or leave us a message; kidney specialists in Tongshantang Hospital of traditional Chinese medicine will give you the most professional and most effective treatment advice.
Tongshantang expert: Is IgA nephropathy hereditary?