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What Is the Physical Sign of Nephrotic Syndrome

What Is the Physical Sign of Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome is a common kidney disease, which may threaten your life. What is the physical sign of Nephrotic Syndrome? Let’s have a quick look.

Less urine

Nephrotic Syndrome often have urine output less than 400 mL per day. Some Nephrotic Syndrome even have no urine.


Edema is also a typical symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome. In the early stage of Nephrotic Syndrome, edema may only appear in eyelid or face. But with the deterioration of Nephrotic Syndrome, it may appear in ankle, leg or even the whole body.

Blood pressure

The blood pressure of most Nephrotic Syndrome patients is normal, but some have high blood pressure.

Digestive tract problems

When edema appears in gastrointestinal tract, you will have poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. When your blood urea level is high, those symptoms will become worse.

Other symptoms

With Nephrotic Syndrome, you may feel weak and have pale skin.

The most characteristic symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome are massive proteinuria, severe edema, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipemia. Different Nephrotic Syndrome patients may have different physical signs.

Treatment suggestion for Nephrotic Syndrome patients

-Conventional treatment

Steroids such as prednisone are the most common used drugs to inhibit kidney inflammation and reduce proteinuria. Though they are effective in controlling symptoms, they have many side effects. Besides, they only take effect on steroid-sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome patients. For steroid-resistant and steroid-dependent patients, they had better choose some natural treatment, such as TCM treatment.

-TCM treatment

In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, there are many TCM therapies, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Steam Therapy, Enema Therapy, etc. They can improve blood circulation. They can also cleanse waste from the blood. Moreover, they can help those oral medicine to play their role to the full, while reducing their side effects. All in all, they can protect your kidneys from being damaged. 

When you have the above physical signs of Nephrotic Syndrome, importance should be attached. For more information, please 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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