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Is FSGS Deadly

Is FSGS DeadlyIs FSGS deadly? For one who is recently told to have FSGS, he is always frustrated or depressed, because FSGS is a refractory illness which is also said to be able to deprive one’s life. Is this true? Is FSGS really deadly?

What is FSGS?

FSGS (Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis) is a kidney disorder in which a small part of glomeruli (less than 50%) are injured for some reason. Glomerulus is an important kidney tissues which is in charge of filtering blood. When glomeruli are injured, nutrient like protein begin to leak into the urine, leading to proteinuria. This is the reason why in many cases, FSGS presents as Nephrotic Syndrome which is marked mass protein in urine, severe fluid retention, low protein level in blood and high lipid level in bloid.

How does FSGS affect our life?

Kidney plays such an important role for our normal life that we can not live as normally as we should. FSGS is an illness that impaires kidney function directly and once being affected by FSGS, patients will experience the following problems:

1. Various symptoms will appear when one is affected which usually include foamy urine, swelling, tiredness, low energy, dizziness, poor appetite, skin itching, and gastrointestinal discomforts and so on.

2. Serious complications will appear which may finally become the direct cause of patients’ death. Severe complications of FSGS include heart failure, pulmonary edema and stroke.

3. Dialysis or kidney transplant are needed for life-sustaining when FSGS develops to kidney failure stage.

Is FSGS deadly?

FSGS is not dealy in early stage. With effective and timely treatment, we can live as well as a normal person. However, if we just leave it alone, or we take wrong treatment, FSGS will keep progressing and when it develops to kidney failure stage, deadly complications will appear.

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