A 48-year-old male asked:
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my son (2.5 yrs old) has been diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome. can it only be treated with steroids?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Best Therapy: Currently steroids are the most proven, best and safest therapy for this condition.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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