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Can FSGS Cause Numbness in Legs

2014-06-23 20:12| Font Size A A A

Can FSGS Cause Numbness in LegsCan FSGS cause numbness in legs? Many patients may suffer this discomfort when they have this kidney disease. Then, why? Here we will discuss this topic. If you have an interest in it, please read on and find out the causes and available treatments.

FSGS and numbness

FSGS is short for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis which glomeruli become inflamed and scarred. With decline of GFR, patients will experience many symptoms which can bring much painful and inconvenient to their normal life.

Numbness is an abnormal condition which a person feels tingling or a loss of sensation. It can occur anywhere on the body, but i t is most often left in the extremities, such as the hands, feet, fingers and toes.

How FSGS causes numbness in legs?

Decline of renal function

For any kidney disease patients, their impaired kidneys must not work adequately, and they no longer can not filter wastes products and toxins fluently. As a result, excessive harmful and toxic substances accumulate in the body, hurting the nearby nerves and you will feel numbness.

Side effect of steroids

Steroids are the most common treatment to manage FSGS, while, long-term intake of steroids can cause many side effects, in which leg numbness will be presented. Furthermore, steroids can restrain the absorption of calcium from what they eat. And it can cause loss of calcium from bones.

Other factors

To be frank, numbness can be induced by many factors. It usually arises from a lack od blood supply to an area, nerve compression or never damage. It can also result from infection, inflammation, and other abnormal processes.

If you have numbness feeling and have no idea how to deal with it, please seek immediate medical attention in an emergency facility. At our center point, we are strongly recommend Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy to you. Wanna more detailed info? Please talk with our online doctors or leave a message to and we will reply you ASAP.

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