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FSGS Patients: What Causes Shortness Of Breath On Dialysis

FSGS Patients: What Causes Shortness Of Breath On DialysisShortness of breath, it is a worrisome symptom for FSGS patients, let alone patients who are on dialysis for a long time. Accidentally, they will face a variety of complications, sometimes, even death. Seeing this, you may be wondering what causes shortness of breath on dialysis of FSGS patients on earth?

For dialysis patients themselves, they are running high risk for various healthy problems such as digestive problems, nerve problems, respiratory problems, etc originally. Shortness of breath is one of the common respiratory problems, which may blame to:

1. Low blood pressure

Generally speaking, low blood pressure also appears frequently in FSGS patients, in addition to high blood pressure. On the one hand, almost all the FSGS patients have elevated blood pressure which need to take some hypotensive medicines to manage. On the other hand, dialysis itself can cause decrease of blood pressure, if left uncontrolled, patients will experience extremely low blood pressure which can bring them shortness of breath and even coma.

2. Anemia

Anemia is another possible cause for shortness of breath on dialysis of FSGS patients, even they don’t do any physical exercises. This point should be paid more close attention to, especially for Children with FSGS. Any follow-up questions, please chat with our online doctors freely.

3. Too much fluid in lung

Due to damaged kidney and declined kidney function, excessive fluids will accumulate in our body, if treatment can not be recommended timely, fluid retention will spread to lung, leading to pulmonary edema which is a common cause of shortness of breath.

Of course, there are also some other reasons cause shortness of breath on dialysis of FSGS patients. If you still have some unclear questions about this topic, please contact us immediately, we will try our best to help everyone in difficulties.

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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