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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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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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What is 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 protein grater than 3.5 gms per day, low serum albumin, and high serum cholesterol. ...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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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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Can can work a person with nephrotic syndrome?

Can can work a person with nephrotic syndrome?

Well...: A person with nephrotic syndrome can work... The work should not be physical in nature... Most importantly is the nature of the Nephrotic syndrome! ...Read more

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What's the percent of people with nephrotic syndrome?

Very few: Nephrotic syndrome is an abnormal condition with lot of protein leak which occurs in some patients with long standing diabetes mellitus and certain other conditions of kidney. ...Read more

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What kind of meds do they give for nephrotic syndrome?

What kind of meds do they give for nephrotic syndrome?

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 (losartan). These medicines work to prevent this protein spill from occurring. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for kid having nephrotic syndrome?

What is the best diet for kid having nephrotic  syndrome?

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 more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more