The most common symptoms of nephrotic syndrome are:
- Swelling (edema).
- Weight gain.
- Kidney failure.
- Blood lipids.
- Blood clots.
The following are some factors that cause nephrotic syndrome:
To prevent the occurrence of this disease, one should take care of:
At Medanta, our doctor will enquire about the symptoms and the family history of the disease. Tests will also be performed to evaluate the cause of the disorder and to get an idea of how serious th...
At Medanta, our doctor will enquire about the symptoms and the family history of the disease. Tests will also be performed to evaluate the cause of the disorder and to get an idea of how serious the condition is. The tests include:
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) can be used to lower the blood pressure.
Water pills increase the fluid output of the kidneys and help in reducing the swelling.
Drugs called statins are a good option to decrease cholesterol. But, it is still a matter of doubt whether cholesterol reducing medicines are of any help to a patient with nephrotic syndrome.
These medicines reduce the risk of blood clots in the bloodstream.
This class of medication controls the immune system and helps in reducing the inflammation in the kidneys.
You should immediately consult a doctor when you begin to face symptoms such as swelling, blood clots, infection, or weight gain. All these symptoms will be treated just right with the help of our medical expertise at Medanta.