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Nephrotic syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   My son who's 5 yeas old has been diagnose with Nephrotic Syndrome. Can it be cured with medicine of some kind of surgery is required?
Doctor :  
It is cured medically
User :   How long before he will be normal?
Doctor :  
If treated properly within 6 months
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of course it is a bit longer
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but it gets cured
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and to be taken care for recurrence
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until he crosses his teenage
User :   He is being administered with steroid. Is this ok?
Doctor :  
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It is the treatment of choice.
User :   His testicle appears to be swollen. Is this normal under such treatment?
Doctor :  
It is due to the edema it will reduce with treatment.
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as the other symptoms come down
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if it doesnt then it should be looked in for.

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