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What to Do if Steroid Therapy Has No Effect on FSGS Patients

Question: By searching through internet, I found your website. Hoping be able to help me. From 5 years ago, I suffered FSGS and have taken steroid therapy. My creatinine decreased to normal range but from 2 month ago, it suddenly starts to increase dramatically. Despite of using high dosage of cellcept and prednizolone, both protein and creatinine are going up. What should I do?

What to Do if Steroid Therapy Has No Effect on FSGS PatientsAnswer: As you said, my initial assessment is that you are suffering from FSGS which we call it RNS (Refractory Nephrotic Syndrome). At the beginning of the disease, steroids may work to certain extent, but as we all know steroids are only used to block the immune reaction to control protein leakage. But they are not good at repairing the damaged kidneys. Only when you repair the kidneys and promote kidney function can you control the creatinine level and protein leakage.

The reason why glomeruli become sclerosis is that the immune complexes deposit in kidneys, leading to the injury of glomerular epithelial cells and endothelial cells and the dysfunction of mesangial cells. Therefore, our treatment focuses on removing immune complexes and calming down the immune reaction.

The common used Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies include Hot Compress Therapy, Enema Therapy, Steam Therapy, Circle Therapy, Medicated Full Bath, Foot Bath and Moxibustion. They can draw out toxins from blood to reduce their damage to the kidneys. They can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to increase the blood flow into the kidneys so as to reduce the deposition of immune complexes. Besides, the immune complexes may gradually be discharged out of body so that kidney inflammation will be eased. Moreover, they can degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. After systemic treatment, your medical condition can be controlled very well and then creatinine level and proteinuria comes down.

If you would like to acquire a personalized treatment plan, please send your laboratory tests to igacure@gmail.com. Our doctors will contact you after analyzing your case.

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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