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How to Treat Creatinine of 4.44 with FSGS

2013-09-13 15:18

As a patient with FSGS, if your creatinine level increases to 4.44, which treatment can be your best choice? If the condition can not be managed well, dialysis or kidney transplant will be needed in the near future, which is something patients do not want to see.

What can creatinine of 4.44 tell FSGS patients?

Creatinine of 4.44 means the condition is already in stage 4 chronic kidney disease, the second advanced stage of kidney disease. A person with stage 4 CKD has advanced kidney damage with a severe decrease in glomerular filtration rate level to 15-30ml/min. Creatinine of 4.44 is just one of symptoms of FSGS. If it can not be treated from the root cause, more severe problems will happen.

How to treat FSGS from the root?

Very few treatments are available for patients with FSGS. Most commonly, patients are treated with drugs called steroids like prednisone and prednisolone and with blood pressure medicines. Some patients respond well to other medicines that suppress the immune system. To date, there is no treatment that is effective for every person with FSGS. Patients who do not respond to routine therapies are at risk for kidney failure which needs dialysis or kidney transplant in the near future.

In China, FSGS is commonly treated by Immunotherapy. This treatment is a systemic therapy including six steps and they are immune diagnosis, immune clearance, immune blocking, immune tolerance, immune adjustment and immune protection. Every step has its own clear purpose. In addition that the immune complexes depositing on glomerular epithelial cell can be eliminated through degradation and promoting blood circulation, Immunotherapy aims at repairing kidney damage and recovering renal function and adjusting immune system. The application of Chinese herbal medicines plays a very important role in this treatment. With the recovery of renal function, creatinine of 4.44 will go back to normal level gradually.

If you want to lower creatinine of 4.44 by saving your own kidneys, you are recommended to learn more about Immunotherapy. We will be here fighting against the disease together with you, so feel free to let us know if you have any follow-up questions about FSGS.

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