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Treatment for swelling in FSGS

Treatment for swelling in FSGSSwelling is a very common symptom of FSGS, and is very harmful for patients with FSGS. Patients with swelling can have weight gain all of a sudden. What is more, FSGS can be aggravated by swelling. Now see the causes of swelling in FSGS and how to treat swelling in FSGS.

What causes swelling in FSGS?

For patients with swelling in FSGS, there is swelling in face, legs and ankles on most occasions. The two major factors cause swelling in FSGS:

1. Deposition of fluids

FSGS makes kidney damaged, leading to decline of kidney function. Thus, kidney can’t remove wastes and fluids buildup in body. Deposition of fluids in body can cause swelling.

2. Protein loss

FSGS patients can have the symptom of proteinuria. If too much protein leak out through urine, plasma osmotic pressure will drop. In this way, swelling occurs on patients with FSGS.

How to treat swelling in FSGS?

If patients with FSGS have swelling, the following should be taken notice of.

1. Limit water or fluids

Patients with FSGS should limit intake of water. Much intake of water can aggravate swelling because kidney can’t eliminate much water from body. In general, patients with FSGS should drink amount of water which is to add 500 milliliter to urine volume the previous day.

2. A low salt diet

Much salt makes blood pressure elevated, leading to worse kidney function. Thus, fluids can’t be removed from body. Patients with FSGS should have a low salt diet.

3. Chinese medicines

The fundamental problem of swelling is decreased kidney function. Patients with swelling in FSGS need to recover kidney function. Chinese medicines plays a very significant role in recovery of kidney function. Besides, Chinese medicines have few side effects on patients with FSGS. It focus on repairing kidney damage and recovering kidney function, which is recognized as the most effective treatment for kidney disease.

Patients with swelling in FSGS should follow the above suggestions, which can help them achieve very effective results. In a word, patients with swelling in FSGS shouldn’t only concentrate on treatment but also on diet in daily life.

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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