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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


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I'm sle patient with nephrotic syndrome , when i'm having my coffee now i smell it in my urine is that normal ?

Yep!: Odor molecules in coffee are absorbed into your bloodstream after you drink the coffee. These compounds travel to the kidneys where they are removed and passed into your urine. They still contain their coffee-odor properties which can be detected after you urinate. You may notice this with asparagus and other foods too. This is normal and not related to the sle or nephrotic syndrome. ...Read more

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Dear doctor...what is the best method to manage patient in the emergency with nephrotic syndrome and sepsis?

Dear doctor...what is the best method to manage patient in the emergency with nephrotic syndrome and sepsis?

Nephritis syndrome &: You should be admitted to the hospital for IV antibiotic & control you nephrotic syndrome with steroids or other meds depending on the type of nephrotic syndrome that you have. A consult with nephrologist & infection diease is needed. I hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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Im a medical student ..what should i write for what are the complications of nephrotic syndrome ..it is a 5 marks question ?

Im a medical student  ..what should i write for what are the complications of nephrotic syndrome ..it is a 5 marks question ?

Research: If we answer the question for you, you are not learning anything. There are plenty of resources on the internet to answer your question. Good luck with your research. :) ...Read more

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Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

See below: Some causes of nephrotic syndrome are due to herediary causes, eg one of the causes of fsgs also called focal and segmentalglomerulosclerosis. ...Read more

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How serious is nephrotic syndrome?

Depends on...: Nephrotic syndrome is a condition resulting from heavy protein loss through urine. A number of different kidney diseases are underlying pathologies. Therefore, the prognosis depends upon the underlying pathology ...Read more

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What are the tests for nephrotic syndrome?

See below: Nephrotic syndrome is a symptom complex consisting of heavy proteinuria, low blood Albumin level, high blood cholesterol level and edema. Blood and urine tests will provide the answer. ...Read more

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Water should be completely restricted for kid having nephrotic syndrome?

Water should be completely restricted for  kid having nephrotic syndrome?

Limit salt intake: Water restriction not all that important in this case. Much better to limit salt intake to 2 grams per day. ...Read more