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Poor Prognostic Factors of Nephrotic Syndrome

Poor Prognostic Factors of Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome patients concern much about their prognosis after a period of treatment. Because of different causes of Nephrotic Syndrome and different medical conditions, there is a big difference in their prognosis. The following article lists some poor prognostic factors of Nephrotic Syndrome. Hope you can pay attention to them.


Children’s primary Nephrotic Syndrome has a good prognosis. About 54% inpatient children can recover from Nephrotic Syndrome, while only 21% adult can do. But the younger the children, the higher the mortality.


In the early stage of kidney disease, if you have severe proteinuria, kidney failure may come early and then you will have a poor prognosis.


Patients who have hematuria has a poorer prognosis than the ones who do not have.

The time you receive treatment

Like all the diseases, the earlier you receive treatment, the better the prognosis is.

Responses to steroids

Steroids are the most common used drugs for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to control symptoms. But some patients are steroid resistant. Such kind of patients have poor prognosis. Besides, the prognosis of steroid-dependent patients is also not good.

High blood pressure and azotemia

High blood pressure and azotemia cause further damage to the kidneys. And this kind of patients often do not respond to steroids, so their curative effect seems poor.


Nephrotic Syndrome caused by Lupus Nephritis, FSGS and Diabetic Nephropathy has a poor prognosis. If your Nephrotic Syndrome is caused by drug allergy or pregnancy, once your eliminate the root causes, you can recover.

There are also some other factors that can affect your prognosis, such as edema, high cholesterol level, etc.

In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, there are many therapies to help you repair the damaged kidneys so as to improve your prognosis. If you are interested in them, you can contact online doctor. Our online service is free.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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