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Is FSGS An Autoimmune Disease

Is FSGS An Autoimmune Disease Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a kidney disease that can scar glomeruli gradually and the scarred glomeruli can not be reversed, so it is very severe. Is FSGS an autoimmune disease?

FSGS may be associated with your immune system.

Under immunofluorescence examination, you will find that in the scarred area of glomeruli, there distributes C3, IgM, C1q and some other immune complexes. There are two immune systems in body. When innate immune system is not strong enough, bacteria and virus can invade into body. In such case, adaptive immune system is activated to produce IgM, C3, C1q and some other antibodies to fight against them. During this course, a lot of immune complexes come into being. With blood circulation, they come into kidneys. If your kidneys can not remove them out of the body timely, they deposit in the kidneys, causing kidney inflammation, which over time leads to glomerulosclerosis. ,

How to treat FSGS?

From the above, we can see that to bring FSGS under control, you should do the following things:

-Block kidney inflammation to prevent it from developing to glomerulosclerosis.

-Cleanse immune complexes from the blood and the kidneys to prevent it from damaging your kidneys.

-Strengthen your innate immune system to prevent them from invading into your body so as to reduce the production of immune complexes.

Conventional treatment for FSGS, such as steroids and other immunosuppressants can help you achieve the first goal. If you want to achieve all the goals, Immunotherapy can help you. It is a combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine. It can also increase the kidneys’ tolerance to immune complexes to prevent kidney inflammation and set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing. After a period of treatment, your kidney function can be improved.

Is FSGS an autoimmune disease? Yes. If you would like to know more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message blow.

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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