What causes glomerulosclerosis?
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Also asked, what is the most common cause of glomerulonephritis?
The acute disease may be caused by infections such as strep throat. It may also be caused by other illnesses, including lupus, Goodpasture's syndrome, Wegener's disease, and polyarteritis nodosa. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment are important to prevent kidney failure.
Secondly, what are the two main causes of kidney disease? In the United States the two leading causes of kidney failure, also called end stage kidney disease or ESRD, are diabetes (also called Type 2, or adult onset diabetes) and high blood pressure. When these two diseases are controlled by treatment, the associated kidney disease can often be prevented or slowed down.
Likewise, people ask, is FSGS curable?
FSGS is not usually a curable disease but it can be controlled in some cases.
What are 3 causes of renal disease?
Factors that may increase your risk of chronic kidney disease include:
- High blood pressure.
- Heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease.
- Being African-American, Native American or Asian-American.
- Family history of kidney disease.
- Abnormal kidney structure.