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Nephrotic Syndrome Risk Factors
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
Depends: Diet does not affect the course of condition (nephrotic syndrome) by "minimal change lesion." however, if nephrotic syndrome is caused by other pathology, e.g., focal segmental glomerulosclerosis , limitation of protein intake would be advised. Consult with your nephrologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ACE or ARBS: Nephrotic syndrome is when the kidneys spill an excessive amount of protein in the urine. This loss of urinary protein will lead to renal failure. So patients usually have to take an ace inhibitor like Lisinopril or an arb like cozaar. These medicines work to prevent this protein spill from occurring. ...Read more
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