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How to Deal with Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

How to Deal with Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in ChildrenAs we all know, different people have different physical conditions, so they have different reflection after they eat the same medicine. Steroid is the most common used medicine for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to inhibit kidney inflammation and stop protein from leaking out of the body. For some patients, such kind of medicine is very effective, while for some other patients, they are helpless. How to deal with steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in children?

-Eliminate focal infection

Because of poor immune system, it is likely for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to have infections. Infections is a primary causes of steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome and relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. Besides respiratory tract infections and urinary tract infections, you should pay attention to some potential infections, such as chronic pharyngolaryngitis, otitis media, nasosinusitis, gingivitis, etc.

-Follow doctor’s instruction

For some patients, they reduce the medicine or stop the medicine as long as they feel good. This is also a contributor to steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. If you want to achieve a good curative effect, you should follow doctor’s instruction. He/She will advice you to taper the use of steroid when they think your medical condition is good enough.

-Promote absorption of steroids

Some problems such as severe edema and gastrointestinal tract dysfunction reduce the absorption of steroids so that steroids can not play their role to the full. In such case, you should adjust treatment plan and eliminate those factors that affect their absorption.

-Change steroids into other medications

Besides steroids, there are many therapies to help you control Nephrotic Syndrome. In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, we use 4M treatment (Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Medical Soup and Mai Kang Composition) and some adjunctive therapies such as enema therapy, circle therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion to make your whole body harmonious and balanced so as to improve kidney function.

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