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Moon Face in Nephrotic Syndrome

Moon Face in Nephrotic SyndromeMoon face is not uncommon among Nephrotic Syndrome patients. It is a medical sign where the face swells up into a rounded shape. Do you know what causes moon face for Nephrotic Syndrome patients? And what to do to alleviate moon face for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

Causes of moon face in Nephrotic Syndrome

Steroids are the most common used medications for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to block inflammatory response in the kidneys and decrease the permeability of capillaries so as to reduce protein leakage. But it has many side effects if used for long time. Nephrotic Syndrome patients usually develop moon face after a period of steroid treatment.

Because steroids retain water in your body, leading to edema. Your moon face may result from water retention. Steroids can also increase your appetite and gain weight so as to make your face look fat. Moreover, steroid can also make fat in your body transfer to face and back, leading to moon face.

How long does it last for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

Generally speaking, when you stop the use of steroids, moon face gradually disappears. But only when your Nephrotic Syndrome is under control can you stop the use of steroids. And when you tamper the use of prednisone, it triggers the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. Therefore, importance should be attached when you reduce the dosage f dosage.

Treatment for moon face in Nephrotic Syndrome

From the above, we can see that if you want to get rid of moon face, you should control your Nephrotic Syndrome and stop the use of steroids. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Mai Kang and decoction are often used together for Nephrotic Syndrome. They can cleanse the blood to prevent further damage to the kidneys. They can also improve blood circulation in your body by lowering cholesterol level, reducing blood pressure, dilating blood vessels and removing stasis. Moreover, they can reduce the side effects of steroids and make you gradually stop the use of steroid. What is the most important, they can help your damaged kidneys regain their function. And then symptoms associated with Nephrotic Syndrome disappear.

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