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For FSGS patients, the dehydration may be a symptom or complication during the onset of illness. Then, how dose it occur in this kind of kidney disease? And what are its symptoms? Let’s see the article together.
How does dehydration occur in FSGS?
FSGS is short for focal segmental glomerular sclerosis and it refers to a medical condition characterized by scarring within the filtering units (glomeruli) of the kidneys. For healthy kidneys, they can discharge the waste products and toxins form the body, regulate water in the body, promote the formation of EPO (erythropoietin) as well as keep electrolyte and acid-base balance. However, for people with FSGS, the injured kidney fails to function properly. Along with decline of renal function, more and more useless and harmful substance will build up in the body. In this case, patients will suffer from a series of symptoms, like swelling, hypertension, vomiting, fatigue, nausea and dehydrate. What’s more, in order to well control of edema, patients are required to limited the intake of water, in this case, dehydration is easier to occur.
What are its symptoms in FSGS patients?
Actually, dehydration refers that there is too much water lost. It occurs when the body loses more fluid than you take in. And in FSGS, dehydration will become more complicated and serious. People with dehydration will may experience various discomforts like dry mouth, thirst, dizziness dry skin and rapid heart rate. If the illness condition is severe enough, he will also experience shortness of breath, confusion and fluid retention in ankles, legs and feet. Aside of these symptoms, patients may experience poor appetite,nausea, vomiting, insomnia and so on.
What you can do to stop dehydration?
--Drink relative water according to your condition
--Chinese herbal medicine
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