Nephropathy - IgA; Berger's disease
There may be no symptoms for many years.
- Bloody urine that starts during or soon after a respiratory infection
- Repeated episodes of dark or bloody urine
- Hand and feet swelling
- Symptoms of
chronic kidney disease
Signs and tests
IgA nephropathy usually is discovered after one or more episodes of dark or bloody urine in a person with no other symptoms of kidney disorder.
There are no specific changes seen during a physical examination. Occasionally,
- Creatinine and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) to measure kidney function
Urinalysiswill show blood and protein in the urine Kidney biopsyconfirms the diagnosis Urine immunoelectrophoresis