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Posted by Anthony Milburn
on July 01, 2000 at 22:19:00:
In Reply to: What is IGA Nephropathy? posted by Linda on July 01, 2000 at 17:18:31:
: Could someone please tell me what that is ?
IgA is an Autoimmune disorder - The Iga Imunoglobulin (I think it is !) - which is inside all of us, for some reason deposits in the Kidneys and blocks the filtering tubules - this eventually causes Total Kidney Failure over 10 to 20 years - it is thought that these days the process can be greatly slowed down by removal of the tonsils.
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