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Why Nephrotic Syndrome Relapses So frequently

Why Nephrotic Syndrome Relapses So frequentlyWhy Nephrotic Syndrome relapses so frequently? For nephrotic syndrome patients, this question may trouble them for a long time, especially for children.

What is Nephrotic Syndrome?

Nephrotic Syndrome, it mainly focus on glomerular lesion characterized by a lot of proteinuria ( >3.5g per day ), hypoproteinemia ( serum albumin <30g/L ), edema ( swelling ) and hyperlipidaemia in clinic. If left untreated, it is more likely to develop into kidney failure in several years. It is not a simple disease but a group of clinical manifestations, Micro lesions, FSGS, etc are the common causes of nephrotic syndrome.

The following lists four reasons of why nephrotic syndrome relapses so frequently which are bound to help you to a large degree.

1. Infection

In our daily life, infection is a high risk for aggravating the illness condition of nephrotic syndrome patients, such as upper respiratory infection, etc, this is why patients should try to avoid cold in thir daily life. In this situation, we suggest patients to take some Chinese herbal medicines to boost their immunity as early as possible.

2. Long-term use of prednisone

Prednisone is a kind of hormone drug mainly used to treat anaphylactic disease, auto-immune disease, etc in clinic. Long-term use of it can lead to adrenocortical atrophy. Once stop use it, various hormone secretions decline, which cause patients themselves are short of hormone, as a result, nephrotic syndrome relapses.

3. Improper using of drugs

Reducing the amount of drugs and even stop them privately are more likely to speed up the nephrotic syndrome relapse.

3. Related to genetic factors

Of course, there are also other reasons lead to nephrotic syndrome relapse so frequently. Here, we would like to remind you that please pay attention to every detail in your own body and if there are any abnormal, please talk with your doctor immediately or consult us for free help, keep in mind that we are here for you all the time.

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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