When FSGS cases, especially those steroid-resistant types, develop kidney failure, in many countries, dialysis treatment will become the common choice. But some possible problems may appear with hemodialysis treatment, which undoubtedly affects the quality of life. Follow us to see how to help FSGS patients with joint pain on hemodialysis.
Why joint pain appears on hemodialysis treatment?
Renal bone disease is not the only cause of bone pain and joint pain in kidney failure patients. Joint pain can also be caused by a condition called dialysis amyloidosis.
Dialysis amyloidosis can develop 10 years or so after the start of dialysis. It is caused by the build up of a protein called amyloid, which is not easily removed by dialysis. It is deposited in joints all over the body, leading to joint pain and bone pain.
Then how to help FSGS patients with joint pain on hemodialysis?
In many countries, at present there is no effective treatment for dialysis amyloidosis. It can be halted, to an extent, by transplantation.
However, some measures can be adopted to help FSGS patients deal with joint pain on hemodialysis. Actually dialysis is just one type of blood purification techniques. Compared with hemodialysis, immune adsorption, blood perfusion and other blood purification techniques have a better effect on removing amyloid.
What is more, some Chinese herbal medicines come from the nature can be used to help remove amyloid through improving blood circulation and degradation, thus relieving joint pain.
Another way to help FSGS patients to relieve joint pain is to treat the disease well through repairing glomerular damage and recovering renal function. With the recovery of kidney function, not only can symptoms of FSGS can be effectively relieved, also kidney transplant can be effectively avoided and hemodialysis can be stopped. Click here The Newest FSGS Treatment: Immunotherapy to get hopes. If having any follow-up questions, leave us a message below, then we will surely reply you within 48 hours.
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