Prognosis of FSGS
This condition causes asymptomatic proteinuria or Nephrotic Syndrome with or without renal insufficiency. Generally, FSGS is a progressive form of kidney disease, accounting for 2.3% of patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), also called Kidney Failure.
Signs and symptoms of FSGS
-Swelling (fluid retention) in hands, feet, legs and abdomen or around the eye. It may be painful and may cause raid weight gain.
-Urine changes: FSGS patients are more likely to have foamy or bubbly urine (proteinuria).
-High blood pressure
Symptoms may vary from person to person, since they may have different physical condition and medicine history. Any questions, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org or consult our doctors online directly.
Treatment for FSGS
There is no cure for glomerulosclerosis. Treatment for FSGS include some medicine to control the symptoms. When it develops into Kidney Failure, dialysis or kidney transplant is suggested. Today, I will introduce you a new treatment for FSGS.
● Western medicines
-Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). These are blood pressure drugs that help control protein loss.
-Steroids such as prednisone or prednisolone and other immune system-suppressing drugs to reduce protein loss and improve kidney function
-Statins to control cholesterol
-Anticoagulants to prevent blood clots
-Diuretics, or water pills, to remove excess salt from the body; this reduces swelling.
● Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
Unlike over-the-counter medicines, TCM cannot not controlling symptoms but also protect kidney function. In our hospital, Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital has find the most natural and effective Chinese herbs to improve blood circulation and repair damaged renal tissues. You can leave a message below if you want to know details about our treatment. The online service is for free.