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Can Nephrotic Syndrome Be Passed Down Genetically

Can Nephrotic Syndrome Be Passed Down GeneticallyCan Nephrotic Syndrome be passed down genetically? If you are considering to have a baby, you may be very curious about the answer.

As a matter as fact, most Nephrotic Syndrome is not genetic. Only few Nephrotic Syndrome such as congenital Nephrotic Syndrome can pass down to the next generation. Therefore, as long as you are not congenital Nephrotic Syndrome, do not worry too much.

What is congenital Nephrotic Syndrome?

It is a rare disorder that presents within 3-6 months of birth. It is characterized by four symptoms:

-Massive proteinuria>=+++, and 24h urine protein is more than 0.1g/kg.

-Hypoproteinemia. Serum albumin<3g/L.

-Hyperlipemia. Serum cholesterol is over 5.72mml/L.


How to treat Nephrotic Syndrome well?

Besides steroid and immunosuppressant treatment, you can try systemic Chinese medicine, such as Toxin-Removing Treatment. It takes advantage of various Chinese medicine therapies like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, oral Chinese medicine and Mai Kang Mixture to remove massive waste products from body so as to make internal environment good for kidney self-healing and other medication application. It can also expand blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into damaged kidneys to supply them with enough essential elements to speed up kidney recovery. Besides, it can strengthen your immunity to fight against the disease and reduce the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome greatly. In general, after about one week’s treatment, swelling will disappear. After about half month’s treatment, proteinuria will decrease. After about one month’s treatment, Nephrotic Syndrome will be under control.

Can Nephrotic Syndrome be passed down genetically? In most cases, it can not. Now what you should do is to take treatment as early as possible to stabilize the disease and then you can lead a normal life. If you are not satisfied with your current treatment, maybe you can try Chinese medicine. For more information on our hospital and our treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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