Life expectancy is always one of most concerned things for patients with FSGS. It is a type of nephrotic syndrome that would be controlled well or progress into renal failure or end stage of renal disease. Thereby patients’ illness condition does vary in different people. If they are receiving a good and suitable treatment, they are hopeful to get a normal life span.
Earlier detection, better curative effect. So people need to know the common
symptoms of FSGS including:
Foamy urine, which means protein leakage in urine
Fatigue, pale face
Low protein level in blood
High blood pressure
When you get one or some symptoms above, you are suggested to have a
treatment to block the renal inflammation as soon as possible. The successful
treatment for FSGS will be the one in the following.
First of all, patients need some tests to find what type of immune system and
where the immune complexes are depositing. Once their illness is analyzed well,
proper treatment can be given for them.
Immunodepression is essential for them. It can help patients to block the
protein leakage and prevent other complications, such as high blood pressure,
severe swelling and so on. However, it cannot be used for a long time for it
would bring about many side effects.
The most important step is to regulate the immune system. Disordered immune
system is the resource of FSGS, so immune system is needed to be balanced.
Chinese herbs therapy is suggested to give a good improvement for patients’
When patients develop renal failure or end stage of renal disease, dialysis
is needed. But it would do nothing to improve kidney function. Another
treatment—Immunotherapy is a good one to repair kidney tissues and return
healthier kidneys to patients.