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Will Nephrotic Syndrome Cause Diarrhea

Will Nephrotic Syndrome Cause DiarrheaWill Nephrotic Syndrome cause diarrhea? Recently, a young man who are diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome earlier this year complain he is suffering from severe diarrhea. As Nephrotic Syndrome is a problem regarding kidney, and seems has no relation with intestines and stomach, so he come to our doctor to confirm if his diarrhea is related with his kidney problem

Nephrotic Syndrome is an illness regarding kidney, but this does not mean it only affects kidney and causes no influence on our other body parts. In Nephrotic Syndrome, lots of protein pass through kidney and get into urine. Therefore, this problem is marked by massive proteinuria and three other clinical manifestation that are all closely related with protein leakage.

In early stage of Nephrotic Syndrome, only a small part of kidney is damaged. In such a case, residual kidney function is strong enough to help maintain a normal life. Therefore, Nephrotic Syndrome is hard to be founded in early stage, as patients usually experience no obvious physical discomforts. However, if Nephrotic Syndrome can not be treated fundamentally, it will progress to kidney failure which can cause diarrhea directly.

Kidney failure is the final stage of all kind of kidney problem, including Nephrotic Syndrome. Kidney is an organ that helps us purify blood. Kidney failure means kidney can not perform this function well. Under such a condition, lots of toxic substances will accumulate in blood. Toxins circulate with blood and may damage any part of our body. For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, diarrhea appears when ulceration in gastrointestinal tract.

Besides, for Nephrotic Syndrome patients, diarrhea may also appears as a side effect of medicines they are taking to control illness condition. Therefore, finding the real cause of diarrhea and then taking coresponding measures is very important.

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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