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Early Signs of Nephrotic Syndrome Relapse

Early Signs of Nephrotic Syndrome RelapseWhat are the early signs of Nephrotic Syndrome relapses? Nephrotic Syndrome is a chronic kidney problem and relapses easily. It may relapses due to mild cold and infection. As every relapse of illness will accelerate illness condition. Therefore, effective prevention for relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome is necessary. Also, when illness relapses for some reasons, patients need to take treatment as quickly as possible, so as to prevent further deterioration. Well, how do we know if we are facing relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome? What are the signs of it?

Why Nephrotic Syndrome relapses frequently?

Before learning about the signs or symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome relapses, let’s firstly find out why Nephrotic Syndrome relapses frequently.

Nephrotic Syndrome is a common chronic kidney problem marked by increase of permeability of glomerular filtration membrane. Once being diagnosed with this problem, many patients are prescribed with steroids like prednisone, cyclophosphamide and immunosuppressive agents which can help to bring their illness under control and slow down illness progression. However, as these medications can not repair kidney damages, kidney function can not be improved at all after the medicines. Also, these medications shows obvious and quick effects in alleviating symptoms, but because they can not remove root causes of kidney damages, illness relapses when patients reduce medicine dose or stop taking medicines.

What are the early signs of Nephrotic Syndrome relapse?

Frequent relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome always causes further kidney damages, and it is usually accompanied with further increase of creatinine level, further increase blood urea nitrogen level, severe decrease of GFR(Glomerular Filtration Membrane), serious protein leakage in urine, serious edema or swelling in the body and appearance of new symptoms like nausea, vomiting, tiredness, sleep problems and skin itching.

Frequent relapse of illness is very bothersome for Nephrotic Syndrome. What is worse, it worsens kidney condition and push patients on more dangerous condition, say kidney failure here. Therefore, when signs of Nephrotic Syndrome relapse appears, it is necessary for patients to take effective medical treatment, so that they can live a better and longer life.

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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