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What Symptoms Appear In Children With FSGS

What Symptoms Appear In Children With FSGSFocal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, or FSGS, is a common acquired cause of end-stage renal disease ( ESRD ) in children. Just as its name indicates, not all the glomerular but only a part of in your child’s kidney is damaged. However, it is a pity that FSGS is a progressive disease, if the condition is not well controlled, it will develop into kidney failure in a short time. As a parent or a relative, it’s your duty to know what symptoms appear in Children with FSGS.

1. Proteinuria

If your child is diagnosed with FSGS, he or she must experience high level of protein in urine. Why? The reason may be damaged kidney can not well keep protein in blood and as a result, a large number of protein leak out into urine.

2. High blood pressure

Blood pressure refers to the force of your blood against the walls of blood vessels as your heart pumps blood around the body. As we all know that a healthy kidney is responsible for balancing the blood pressure in our body. However, for FSGS patients, damaged kidney can not perform this job successfully, finally, blood pressure will increase rapidly.

3. Edema

As a symptom in children with FSGS, edema or swelling may appear in some parts on your child, like feet, ankle, face, legs and the eyelid. If left uncontrolled, this symptom will affect children’ daily life seriously.

4. Blood in urine

Blood urine is seen about 50% of children with FSGS. You should take timely measures if your child is affected by this terrible symptom.

In addition to the above symptoms, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, headache, etc are also seen commonly in children with FSGS.

Finally, we want to tell you no matter what symptoms appear in children with FSGS, keep in mind that don’t give up and find an effective treatment as early as possible. We are here for you all the time.

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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