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Acute glomerulonephritis in a child. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
User :   Good evening
Doctor :   How can I help You?
Doctor :   Good Evening
User :   I wanted to know whether Nephritis in children come again
User :   My son had this problem
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   As per doctors advise, we have stopped the medicine since it is been cleared
Doctor :   Is it Acute Glomerulonephritis ?
User :   i dont know
User :   doctor told me only so much
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   My son is 1yr 6 months old
Doctor :   What were the symptoms?
User :   swelling
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   There is a chance for recurrence of the problem.
User :   it has come down
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   why is it so
User :   could you please tell me doctor
Doctor :   Acute Glomerulonephritis HAS A HIGH RECURRENCE RATE even though with excellent treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   He needs to be monitored repeatedly
User :   ok
User :   will it not be cured permanently
User :   i have been giving medicine for 2.5 months
Doctor :   The recurrence occurs only in some people not all.
User :   ok
Doctor :   It can be cured well with appropriate medication.
User :   could you please tell me what i should do for not coming again
User :   i am worried about my kid
Doctor :   take care that he doesnt acquire infections
Doctor :   regularly monitor his renal parameters.
User :   ok
User :   could you please tell me more specifically to avoid infections
Doctor :   Maintain good hygiene, avoid common colds by avoiding exposure to dust and people with respiratory illnesses
User :   ok
User :   anything else docotr
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Doctor :   Just keep monitoring him every 6 months or so.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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