Whatsapp: 008615033420788

Online DoctorContact UsSite Map


Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, can be reversed at the early stage. We offer the overview of FSGS basics, treatment, Symptoms ﹠ Complication and Healthy Livings.

Home > FSGS > FSGS Symptoms Complications >
Font Size A A A

What to Do with Pedal Edema for FSGS Patients

Edema is a common symptom of FSGS. In the early stage of FSGS, it may only appear in the your face or eyelid in the morning and it disappears in the afternoon. With the development of FSGS, edema will become more and more severe so that it spreads to your feet or even your whole body. What to do with pedal edema for FSGS patients?

How does FSGS cause pedal edema?

FSGS scars your glomeruli so that massive protein spills out of the blood vessels, leading to hypoproteinemia. This can decrease plasma colloid osmotic pressure, which in turn affects the reabsorption of fluid in the tissues, leading to edema. Due to gravity, fluid flows to your lower limbs and feet, leading to pedal edema.

Besides, due to kidney function impairment, sodium and water retain in your body, leading to edema.

Ways to help you alleviate pedal edema with FSGS

-In diet, you should limit the intake of salt and fluid.

-Water pills (diuretics) can also be used to flush out the excessive fluid to alleviate swelling, lower blood pressure and reduce the burden on heart.

-It is necessary for you to reduce proteinuria and supplement plasma proteins.

-To bring all symptoms under control is not our goal. Our goal is to repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. For FSGS patients, we recommend 4M treatment plus biotherapy. 4M treatment (Mai Kang Composition, Medicated Bath, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and various Medicinal Soup) can set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing. Biotherapy can help you rebuild the kidney structure and restore your kidney function to maximum. When your kidney function improves, its associated symptoms won’t come back any more.

What to do with pedal edema for FSGS patients? The above information is very general. If you would like detailed treatment plan, please send your medical test report to igacure@gmail.com. After analyzing your case, our doctors will reply 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.







Kidney Disease:


Related Articles
Important information in one quick click. Related Articles on IgA Nephropathy are designed to provide accurate and timely information in a short and easy to understand format. Choose the topics of interest to you and read, print or take to your next doctor visit.

Is FSGS Related to Hypertension

Is There Any Treatment Available for Glomerulosclerosis

Good Diet for FSGS Patients to Control the Inflammation

What to Do to Prevent Relapse of FSGS

Treatment for FSGS and CKD Stage 3B

Subscribe to Nephrotic
Healthy Living
Patient story
patient story
In our hospital, we have treated thousands of patients from 64 countries.


Latest Articles

Is Yogurt Good for IgA Nephropathy Patien

Because of its delicious taste and various health benefits, yogurt is a favorite for many people. Is ...

Learn More

Is Nephrotic Syndrome A Lifetime Thing

Is Nephrotic Syndrome a lifetime thing? If you are a Nephrotic Syndrome patient, you may worry about ...

Learn More

Is FSGS Related to Hypertension

Hypertension is a common clinical manifestation of FSGS. Is FSGS related to hypertension? Read on to ...

Learn More

How Can I Prevent My Son with IgA Nephrop

How can I prevent my son with IgA Nephropathy getting the flu? As we all know, infections can trigger...

Learn More