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What Food Can You Eat With 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
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
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
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