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Causes Nephrotic Syndrome
Proper medication: Minimal change (or nil) disease. Correctly diagnosed by biopsy but frequently diagnosed by the symptoms of proteinuria, edema and intact renal function with a bland urine sediment. This responds to steroid therapy most of the time. The presence of blood in the urine, or failure to respond to steroids indicates need for biopsy of kidney with therapy based on those results. Case needs nephrologist. ...Read more
Ideas: If your nephrotic syndrome is due to diabetes, as it sometimes is, this is your answer. If you are being treated for nephrotic syndrome with a glucocorticoid that impairs glucose tolerance, this can explain it. If your kidneys are beginning to fail, there may be some mild glucose intolerance. Only your physician can sort this out. Good luck. ...Read more
See below: Nephrotic syndrome can be caused by many diseases . Diseases such as diabetic nephropathy, membranous gn, fsgs may cause nephrotic syndrome hematuria and proteinuria occur in eg lupus nephritis the prescence of only proteinuria helps the clinician narrow down to certain diseases before resorting to a biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have nephrotic syndrome since childhood now im in my early 30s. I have had TB and shingles, does this mean corticosteriods could have caused this?
Can having nephrotic syndrome aged 2-9 years old & relapse 12-14 or steroids, cause demyelination in the brain? If so, how?
Hi, can kidney disease cause painful menstruation? I have minimal change disease nephrotic syndrome. I am 29'years old, married, no kids.
Im a medical student ..what should i write for what are the complications of nephrotic syndrome ..it is a 5 marks question ?
I have fsgs with nephrotic syndrome. Is it posible to cure ?, if not what is the best way to manage it?
Some have remission: Primary fsgs is typically treated initially with high dose steroids. If no response other agents are added such as Cyclosporine or tacrolimus . Many patients have significant improvement in urine protein levels. Additionally ace inhibitors and statins are added. Weight loss, low sodium diet and a low protein diet are important. A portion of patients will go into remission. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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