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What will Happen if People with Alport Syndrome Left Untreated

2014-12-05 17:41

What will Happen if People with Alport Syndrome Left UntreatedAlport Syndrome just like Polycystic Kidney Disease is a kind of genetic disease. As there is no cure for the disease, the patients are very concerned about the prognosis. Then what will happen if people with Alport Syndrome left untreated ?

Alport syndrome is featured with inflammation of filtering units in kidneys, in which normal kidney structure is replaced by scarring tissues gradually. It can involve multiple organs including kidneys, ears and eyes. Generally speaking, women with this condition only have hearing lose and most of them can live a normal life and have a long life span.

What will happen if people with Alport Syndrome left untreated ?

Compared with women, men with alport syndrome have a poor prognosis. Most of men with x-linked alport syndrome will experience kidney failure in their 20s or 30s. If left untreated, eventually, they will have to require dialysis or kidney transplant to sustain life. In this case, their life span will be affected significantly. However, kidney failure may occur until ages 40~50. Besides kidney failure, many men may develop significant hearing loss and some may die of complications by their middle age.

However, the risk of developing kidney failure will increase as they age.

Therefore, once you are diagnosed with alport syndrome, you should receive treatment at once to stop renal function aggravation and also avoid other potential risk factors. Besides, you also should make a fit diet plan according to your condition. Maybe, it will not helpful to relive your symptoms but at least, it will not make further damage to your kidney.

Now you know what will happen if people with Alport Syndrome left untreated, so take actions now, do not let your disease out of control.

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