“I was diagnosed with FSGS. After taking a period of steroids, I have a lot of stretch marks on my body. Can steroids or FSGS cause stretch marks?” If you have the similar question, go on reading to learn more information.
Steroids can cause stretch marks.
Steroids can break down connective tissue in skin, leading to stretch marks. They can also make you gain weight, while weight gain can also contribute to stretch marks.
How to avoid stretch marks for FSGS patients?
For patients who love beauty, stretch marks are intolerant. Therefore, to prevent this side effect from occurring, you had better choose some natural treatment in the long run. In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, we often use the combination of Chinese medicine and western medicine. Once your condition gets stable, Chinese medicine is used to repair kidney damage and promote renal function so as to reduce the relapse of FSGS. Chinese medicine can also counteract the side effects of western medicine so as to help achieve a better effect.
Toxin-Removing Treatment for FSGS
This is a systemic treatment, which includes a variety of therapies, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy, Steam Therapy, Navel Therapy, etc. It can increase urine output, improve bowel movement and make you sweat so as to eliminate waste products and extra fluid from body. It can also dilate blood vessels and clear up stasis to increase blood flow into kidneys, which can help improve renal ischemia and anoxia. Active ingredients of medicine, nutrients, vitamins and other essential elements can also be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. Moreover, it can restore the balance of anti-inflammatory cytokines and pro-inflammatory cytokines to reduce renal inflammation and prevent the disease from getting worse.
-After about one week’s treatment, edema will be relieved.
-After about half month’s treatment, proteinuria will reduce.
-After about one month’s treatment, FSGS will be stable, and with treatment going on, kidney disease will get controlled, and then you can reduce the intake of steroids and eventually get rid of steroids.
For FSGS patients, after a period of steroid treatment, it is likely for them to have a variety of side effects such as stretch marks. If you are willing to try some natural treatment, Toxin-Removing Treatment will be a good choice for you. For more information on FSGS treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.