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What Causes Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis(FSGS)

What Causes Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis(FSGS)According to the statistics, in recent decades, morbidity of FSGS is on rise year by year. FSGS has become a worrying problem and draws people’s attention. And experts and doctors have already begun to focus on causes of FSGS. Here we will talk about causes of FSGS, helping you have a general understanding.

Prior to this topic, let’s know what FSGS is.

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) describes that scar tissue develops in glomeruli of kidneys, which impairs glomerulus and affects filtration of glomerulus. Thus, kidneys can’t remove large amounts of wastes and toxins from body, and buildup of wastes and toxins will cause Chronic kidney disease. As glomerulus is damaged, red blood cells and protein can leak out from glomerulus through the urine, leading to hematuria and proteinuria, which can cause kidney failure in the long term. Besides, FSGS is one of factors that leads to Nephrotic Syndrome. This disease occurs mostly in children and adolescents, and men have the higher risk of this disease than women.

What are the causes of FSGS?

To tell the truth, the specific cause of FSGS has been not clear yet. However, we know that it is closely associated with reflux nephropathy. Reflux nephropathy means that urine flows backwards to kidneys because there is something wrong with kidneys. In normal conditions, kidneys make sure that urine flows only in a one-way direction in the ureter. Nevertheless, due to genovariation, the urine can flow back into kidneys.

Thus, the bladder has to be under more pressure, which will form scarring for a long time. In this way, FSGS is caused finally.

Besides, if there is something wrong with the ureter, the ureter can be long enough to stretch in the bladder. Consequently, pressure in the bladder is so high that urine is pushed back to kidneys. In a similar way, if the ureter is too short, pressure in the ureter become very high to push urine back to kidneys. This is another cause of FSGS.

Now we have already understood some causes of FSGS. Then you may want to ask how to treat FSGS if people suffer from this disease. Chinese medicines with few side effects will be a very good option for patients with FSGS, which has properties of repairing kidney damage and rebuilding kidney function. If you want to know more about Chinese medicines, please leave us a message and we will give a specific reply to you.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.

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