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Is Nephritis the Same as Nephrotic Syndrome

Is Nephritis the Same as Nephrotic SyndromeNo matter with nephritis or with Nephrotic Syndrome, it is likely for you to have proteinuria, swelling and some other symptoms. Is nephritis the same as Nephrotic Syndrome? Many patients can not help asking such a question.

Though nephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome have some similarities, Nephritis is different from Nephrotic Syndrome.

Nephritis is inflammation of the kidneys and may involve the glomeruli, tubules, or interstitial tissues surrounding the glomeruli and tubules, while Nephrotic Syndrome is a collection of symptoms including edema, proteinuria, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia and it can be caused by many different diseases where the glomerulus is now going to let protein filter through.

No matter you have nephritis or Nephrotic Syndrome, you should receive treatment as early as possible.

Treatment for nephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome

Without timely and effective treatment, both nephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome can impair your kidney function gradually, leading to kidney failure. Kidney inflammation usually results from immune complexes depositing in the kidneys. Therefore, treatment should focus on remove those immune complexes from the blood and the kidneys. 4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Composition and various medicinal soup) can decompose the immune complexes deposited in the kidneys. They can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to increase blood flow into the kidneys. Besides, they can regulate blood pressure, blood cholesterol level and blood sugar level to prevent them damaging your kidneys. What is more, they can strengthen your immune system to prevent bacteria and virus entering into your body so as to reduce the production of immune complexes. Because nephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome are not very severe, it is possible for you to bring them under control with proper treatment.

Is nephritis the same as Nephrotic Syndrome? No, they are different. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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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