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What Is The Medical Condition Of FSGS Patient

What Is The Medical Condition Of FSGS PatientWhat is the medical condition of patient with FSGS? This is a question that is concerned by FSGS patients. FSGS is a common but severe condition in patients with kidney disease, and knowing better about it is good for patient to deal with his problem.

FSGS is primary glomerular disease. As we know, the effective part of kidney is nephron, and it mainly consists of glomeruli and kidney tubules. Glomeruli has the function of filtration, so when glomerular problem is a very severe damage to kidney .

What is the medical condition in the early stage?

Kidney has strong compensation, so our kidneys can complete their work even there is partial damage in them, and patient with FSGS will not have obvious symptoms in its early stage.

At this point, kidney damage is not easy to be noticed, but the damage in glomeruli can progress gradually. While lab tests like urine test or blood test may can not check the disease out, and patient may need image examinations, like ultrasound, CT scan, etc.

What is the medical condition of patient with moderate FSGS?

For patients with moderate FSGS, they will have obvious symptoms in their body. And the most noticeable symptom is edema, which often appears in patient’s legs. That is because patients have severe proteinuria, which is a common condition in FSGS, and it is also a factor that can aggravate patient’s condition severely.

Except for proteinuria, FSGS patient is also very likely to have hypertension, while this is also a common reason that can aggravate patient’s kidney damage.

Proteinuria and hypertension are two major reasons that will aggravate patient’s kidney condition, so it is very important for patient to take measures to prevent and control them. In addition, patients can have many other complications with FSGS.

What is the medical condition of patients in the advanced stage of FSGS?

For patients in the late stage of FSGS, they already have severe kidney failure, so kidney can not filter the wastes and toxins out of blood vessel, and many complications will appear at this point, like itching, nausea and vomiting, nerve problems, etc.

Patient in the advanced stage of FSGS may need dialysis to prolong his lifetime. While kidney transplant may not be a good choice, because FSGS always relapse in patients who have accepted kidney transplant.

These above are some basic points about FSGS, while if you have any problem in dealing with is problem, you can contact us, and we are glad to help you.

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