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Can You Donate Blood with FSGS

Can You Donate Blood with FSGSWith Focal Segmental Glomerulonephritis (FSGS), you should pay attention to every aspect of life, because improper behavior may worsen your kidney disease. Can you donate blood with FSGS? If you have the similar doubt, go on reading to learn more information.

So far, there is no report to show that FSGS patients can not donate blood, because FSGS is not an infectious disease. Generally speaking, when your FSGS is stabilized and your blood is qualified, you can donate blood. But if you have the following conditions, you had better not.


Anemia often goes together with kidney disease. And the more advanced your kidney disease, the more worse your anemia. Because the damaged kidneys can not secrete enough erythropoietin to make red blood cells. In such case, blood donation may deteriorate your anemia further so as to speed up kidney failure.

-High concentration of toxins in the blood

When your kidney function declines, waste products and toxins build up in the blood. Besides, because of kidney inflammation, there are a lot of inflammatory factors in the blood. In such case, if you donate your polluted blood to others, it may cause damage to the receptors.

-Poor immune system

Compared with healthy people, FSGS patients have poor immune system. The use of immunosuppressants impairs your immune system further. After blood donation, your immunity will become lower so as to expose you to other diseases.

In addition, if you have high blood pressure, autoimmune disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Nephrotic Syndrome, kidney function impairment, chronic gastroenteritis and so on, you should not donate blood as well.

Can you donate blood with FSGS? It depends on your medical condition. If you want to get further help, please leave your basic information below. After analyzing your case, our doctors will contact 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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