Question: My doctor tells that I have MPGN Type 1 kidney disease. I never heard this disease. Can you tell me what is MPGN type 1 kidney disease? What can I do for it.
Answer: MPGN refers to membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, which is one rare type of glomerulonephritis all over the world. According to locating areas of deposits, MPGN is divided into three types. MPGN Type 1 describes kidney deposits are located under glomerular endothelial cells. Besides, type 1 is often thought to be related to immune complexes.
For patients with this kind of kidney disease, patients usually firstly get infections or anemia. Proteinuria, high blood pressure, swelling, etc, are also common symptoms of MPGN type 1 kidney disease. If uncontrolled effectively, patients may finally have kidney failure. However, since it is caused by immune complexes, it may appear again easily after kidney transplant. In this light, patients with MPGN type 1 should accept effective treatment timely.
To deal with this kidney disease, we would like to introduce Immunotherapy and Blood Pollution Therapy. Both of them can create a clean and healthy internal environment for kidneys’ restoration. However, they are suitable for different patients. Tell online doctor more about your illness condition. Therefore, they can give you some useful suggestions to stop or at least slow down the progress of MPGN Type 1 kidney disease.