Dr. Dibyendu Chakrabarty - Child Specialist

Dr. Dibyendu Chakrabarty

MBBS (Cal.) DCH (Cal.) MD (Pediatrics) International Fellows of American Academy of Pediatrics (USA)

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NEPHROTIC SYNDROME


Can nephrotic syndrome be cured?

If the nephrotic syndrome is cured quickly, the cholesterol level will go down on its own. However, in some cases where a rapid cure is not possible, drugs to reduce the cholesterol may be needed. High blood pressure.



Can nephrotic syndrome go away?

Nephrotic syndrome may go away once the underlying cause, if known, has been treated. However, most of the time a kidney disease is the underlying cause. ... In cases where the disease cannot be halted or reversed, the kidneys may gradually lose their ability to filter wastes and excess water from the blood.



Nephrotic Syndrome

What are the causes of nephrotic syndrome?

In membranous nephropathy, immune molecules form harmful deposits on the glomeruli. Nephrotic syndrome can also be caused by systemic diseases, which are diseases that affect many parts of the body, such as diabetes or lupus. Systemic diseases that affect the kidneys are called secondary causes of nephrotic syndrome.



What are the complications of nephrotic syndrome?

Disease-associated complications include infections (e.g., peritonitis, sepsis, cellulitis, and chicken pox), thromboembolism (e.g., venous thromboembolismand pulmonary embolism), hypovolemic crisis (e.g., abdominal pain, tachycardia, and hypotension), cardiovascular problems (e.g., hyperlipidemia), acute renal



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What are the significant signs of nephrotic syndrome?

Signs and symptoms of nephrotic syndrome include:

• Severe swelling (edema), particularly around your eyes and in your ankles and feet.
• Foamy urine, which may be caused by excess protein in your urine.
• Weight gain due to excess fluid retention.
• Fatigue.
• Loss of appetite.



What foods are good for nephrotic syndrome?

Healthy Diet:



• Low sodium (salt) – helps with swelling in the hands and legs.

• Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables – fiber such as whole grains, fruits and vegetables can help lower total and LDL cholesterol.

• Low fat (1% or skim) dairy products.

• Lean cuts of meat, less red meat, more chicken and fish



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Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

Congenital nephrotic syndrome is a very rare form of nephrotic syndrome. It occurs predominantly in families of Finnish origin and manifests shortly after birth. It is an inherited disorder. The condition is caused by a defect in the protein nephrin, which is found in the kidney.