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How Is Nephrotic Syndrome Diagnosed

How Is Nephrotic Syndrome DiagnosedNowadays as long as there are some similar symptoms to Nephrotic Syndrome, patients may doubt that they get Nephrotic Syndrome. How is Nephrotic Syndrome diagnosed? After reading this article, you will have a clear mind. Our online doctor can also help you out.

First, you should have a close observation on your symptoms.

Generally speaking, Nephrotic Syndrome patients have severe foamy urine, heavy swelling and some other clinical manifestation.

It is necessary to do some test to ensure whether you have Nephrotic Syndrome or not.

-Plasma albumin test

This is the most effective way to check whether you have Nephrotic Syndrome or not. With Nephrotic Syndrome, your plasma albumin is less than 30 g.

-Lipids test

Nephrotic Syndrome patients usually have hyperlipemia. A lipids test can help you check whether your lipid level is normal or not.

-Urine test

We have referred that Nephrotic Syndrome patients have severe foamy urine. Urine test can tell you how much protein is in the blood. As long as your protein in urine is more than 3.5 g per day, you may be diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome. Besides, urine test can tell you the creatinine level in urine. Through the creatinine level changes, we can judge how severe your kidneys are damaged.

Treatment options for Nephrotic Syndrome patients

If you are unfortunately diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, you may have many choices to control it. Conventional treatment for Nephrotic Syndrome is to use steroids and immunosuppressants. They take effect quickly, but they have many side effects. There are also many alternative therapies, such as Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment. They take effect slowly, but they have few side effects and they can make your whole body harmonious and balanced so as to reduce the relapse frequency of Nephrotic Syndrome. To achieve a better therapeutic effect, you can combine western medicine and Chinese medicine.

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