Although there is no cure for IgA nephropathy, treatment with a number of medications can slow the progress of the disease and help you manage symptoms such as high blood pressure, protein in the urine (proteinuria), and swelling (edema) in the hands and feet. The ultimate goal is to avoid the need for dialysis or kidney transplantation.
You may be eligible for experimental therapies continually being tested through the Mayo Nephrology Collaborative Group.
Should the disease progress to kidney failure, treatment options are:
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