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How many kids have relapse after their first nephritis syndrome?

How many kids have relapse after their first  nephritis  syndrome?

Majority does: A majority of children with nephrotic syndrome experiences relapse. The number of relapse decreases as child grow older. ...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


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Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

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?

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

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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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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?

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

Dr. Edmond Gonzales
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Nephritis (Definition)

Nephritis is a condition involving any type of kidney inflammation, or swelling. It may be caused by infections or exposure to certain toxins. Common symptoms include reduced urine and ...Read more