Can Kidneys Heal from FSGS

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a kidney disorder in which your kidneys become scarred due to the deposition of immune complexes. Can kidneys heal...more>>

FSGS: Does Kidney Repair Itself After Being Damaged

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) means scar tissues develop on some glomeruli. The glomeruli serve as filters. When blood circulates through the kidney...more>>

Can FSGS Still Be in Old Kidneys After Kidney Transplant

Question : I have FSGS and had transplant in 2008. But kidney is failing and back hurts. My creatinine was 2.46. Now it is 3.28. Can this disease still be in my...more>>

FSGS: How Long I Should Expect to Go Without Dialysis

Question: I was diagnosed with FSGS and I am 18 years old. Now I do not have any symptoms except protein in urine. I am going to start taking a medication, but...more>>

How Can FSGS Cause Kidney Damage

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a type of kidney disease that can scar your glomeruli so as to impair kidney function. How can FSGS cause kidney da...more>>

Why Kidney Function Declines Even You Take Treatment Aggressively for FSGS

Question: Hi, I have FSGS. When I started on this journey. I had 100 percent of my kidney function. A doctor told me I had blood in my urine. I went to a nephro...more>>

Is FSGS the Result of Immune Complexes Injury

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a kidney disorder in which your glomeruli become scarred gradually. An immune complexes is formed from the intergra...more>>

Is That Bad with Creatinine 5.6 for FSGS Patients

When diagnosed with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), patients do not know so much knowledge of their medical condition, because their doctors usually...more>>

Is It Possible to Conceive for FSGS Patients

With the declining of kidney function, many FSGS patients worry about whether it is possible to conceive or not, because pregnancy may add insult to injury. Now...more>>

Is He Going to Be OK with Kidney Function 17% and FSGS

Question: Our grandson has FSGS and his function is only 17%. Is he going to be OK? Answer: Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a very severe kidney di...more>>

What Causes Low Estimated GFR for FSGS Patients

Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) is the best test to measure how well your kidneys are functioning. With FSGS, your estimated GFR usually keeps declining even i...more>>

Does Membranous Nephropathy Cause FSGS

Membranous Nephropathy is usually associated with the unusual deposits of immunoglobulin G and complement C3. For FSGS patients, under immunofluorescence test,...more>>

Can Common Cold Worsen FSGS

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a type of kidney disease, which is difficult to treat. In the daily, we should know what can worsen FSGS and then t...more>>

Can Mild Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Be Reversed

There are many glomeruli inside the kidney, which are tiny blood vessels involved in filtering the blood to form urine. Due to many factors, some regions of the...more>>

Can A Teenager with FSGS Take Decongestants

Not a few FSGS patients suffer from nasal congestion, which can make it unable to breath easily. If nasal congestion occurs at night, it is difficult for you to...more>>

Is It Dangerous for FSGS Patients to Have GFR 56

Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) is the best test to measure how well the kidneys are working. When it declines, many people become anxious. Is it dangerous for...more>>

Is FSGS Deadly

In Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), scar tissues develop on the filtering units of kidney (glomeruli). Is FSGS deadly? Many patients can not help aski...more>>

Can Someone with FSGS Go into Remission Without the Drugs

For some people, their FSGS is in remission after having the disease for a period of time under the treatment such as steroids. Because those drugs usually have...more>>

Can Secondary FSGS Be Cured

Secondary FSGS is linked to a multitude of conditions that include kidney diseases, drug abuse (intravenous heroin, painkillers), viral infections such as hepat...more>>

What Is Life Expectancy in Children with FSGS

2-4 out of every 100,000 children are diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome each year. FSGS is associated with 15-20% of these cases and that morbidity in children...more>>