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How Long Can You Live With Stage 5 IgA Nephropathy

How Long Can You Live With Stage 5 IgA NephropathyIgA Nephropathy is one kidney disorder that can progress into stage 5 or end stage gradually, and then patients must be faced by various problems and symptoms. So, they must wonder how long patients can 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.

How about these patients’ prognosis?

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.

The lifespan for Stage 5 IgA Nephropathy patients

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. Therefore, kidney experts online from Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital can give you the answer.

If you pay close attention to the development of modern medicine, you must know there are some methods that can prolong patients’ life expectancy. To learn more about these methods, you can contact us through the message board below.

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