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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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What disease would cause nephrotic syndrome?

What disease would cause 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

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What is the best foods for kid having nephrotic syndrome?

What is the best foods for kid having nephrotic syndrome?

Avoid salt: Talk to your child's doctor specifically about his/her case, but when swollen, try to avoid salt. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nephrotic syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: nephrotic syndrome?

Protein in urine: Nephrotic syndrome is caused by dysfunction of the kidney in which large amount of protein leak into the urine. Typically three components of the syndrome are 1) protein greater than 3.5 grams per day, 2) low serum albumin, and 3) high serum cholesterol. ...Read more

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Nephrotic syndrome , what to take care and how it is treated.

Nephrotic syndrome , what to take care  and how it is treated.

Here are some ...: I'm glad you reached the diagnosis of nephrotic syndrome, suggesting you've worked with doc closely for quite a while. Therefore, it would be most prudent for you to refer all related questions to the treating Doc who knows the most and best about your individual conditions. And she/he will give you decent advice. Online 400-letter space is not enough to address what you may like to know... Best . ...Read more

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What is a treatment for 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

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What is the latest treatment for nephrotic syndrome in children?

Steroids: Kids with nephrotic syndrome spill protein in their urine due to inflammation of the membrane that filters blood. This leads to swelling throughout the body as there is not enough protein in the blood to prevent fluid from leaks out of the vessels. Treatment is steroids to knock down the inflammation and stop the proteins from leaking out. The problem usually resolves fairly quickly when treated. ...Read more

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What are complications if a person has nephrotic syndrome and gets cancer?

What are complications if a person has nephrotic syndrome and gets cancer?

Complicated: The nephrotic syndrome might have been the first manifestation of a latent cancer; hodgkin's is famous for this. If they just happen to occur together, your physician knows that both are likely to make the blood slightly more coagulable with an extra risk for thrombi. ...Read more

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Docs, could a person previously diagnosed to have nephrotic syndrome regress to kidney malfunction?

Docs, could a person previously diagnosed to have nephrotic syndrome regress to kidney malfunction?

Depends : A number of different kidney conditions can lead to nephrotic syndrome. Lupus nephritis, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis are the examples often leading to chronic renal failure. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Batisky
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Nephrotic Syndrome (Definition)

Nephrotic syndrome is caused by dysfunction of the kidney in which large amount of protein leak into the urine. Typically three components of the syndrome are 1) protein greater than 3.5 grams per day, 2) low serum albumin, and ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
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Leukopenia (Definition)

This term is generic for any low total ...Read more