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If a person has creatinine 6.4 in IgA Nephropathy what does this mean ? That means the kidney is damaged serious and the function of it has been declined, without good control, the disease may fall into Uremia also known as End Stage Renal Disease, which is a life-threatening disease.
Experts pointed out that IgA Nephropathy is a kind of immune disorder, it is caused by deposition of immune complexes in the kidneys. Under normal circumstance, these immune complexes formed after antibodies attack the antigen can be removed from the body. In case of immune disorder, those immune complexes can not be excreted out timely, they will accumulate in the body, thus hurt our kidney. Once our kidney function are damaged, many kind of symptoms will occurred, such as proteinuria, hematuria, swelling, high blood pressure, high creatinine level and some will in the end develop renal failure if it can not be controlled well.
Creatinine 6.4 is more higher than the normal level 1.3, it is in the stage 4 of Chronic Kidney disease. For patient who are in this situation, their kidney function may have less than 30%. In this case, if patient mistake some medicine or eat some foods that may damage the kidney or add load to their kidney.
So for patients with IgA Nephropathy, creatinine 6.4 means their kidney has been damaged serious and they are now in stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease, so they should pay high attention to the foods and medicines they take, both of them may increase the risk of induce Uremia.