How to Prevent the Relapse of FSGS in Children

How to Prevent the Relapse of FSGS in ChildrenFSGS refers to a medical condition in which the filters (glomeruli) became inflamed. It can affect both children and adults. However, this disorder can relapse easily in children. Then are there some effective preventive measures?

Frankly speaking, it is usually hard to control FSGS. In certain cases, this disorder may remit spontaneously. However, most of the children will experience progressive loss of kidney function. If left untreated, it will develop into kidney failure eventually.

Why does FSGS recur easily in children?

In FSGS, the immune system fail to work adequately. In general, some immunosuppressive agents or steroids including prednisone can be used to relieve the abnormal inflammatory reaction in kidneys, but unfortunately, these drugs can not treat it fundamentally. What’s more, long-term use of these drugs can also lead to some adverse effects. When there are some triggers, such as, cold, upper respiratory tract infection, etc, it will recur easily.

Are there some effective preventive measures to reduce the high relapse rate of FSGS in children?

To lower the relapse rate remarkably, the methods should focus on the underlying causes. At our Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital, Immunotherapy can be a good choice. On the one hand, it can correct immune dysfunction. On the other hand, it can retore the damaged glomeruli. Once this problem is settled, the high recurrence rate can be lowered on a massive scale.

Well control of the symptoms As the disease progresses, a series of symptoms will occur. Such as, proteinuria and high blood pressure. If not, the illness condition can be worsen.

Aerobic exercises In daily life, they can also take some moderate physical activities to boost immunity. For example, walking, jogging, Tai Chi, bicycling, etc.

If your children are presenting relapse of FSGS, do not be upset, remember that we are always here to help. Any follow-up questions, you can contact us by sending us an or chat with our online doctor directly.

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