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Have parenchymal disease. Protein discharge. Is immunotherapy safer than dialysis?

dR. sTEPEHN PLEASE HELP US ... MY GRANDSON 29 TO 30 0R 31 IS NOW AT A KIDNEY HOSPITAL. please help us as he is diagnosed for parenchymal disease. But his bladder is strong. My daughter is now traumatised due to her deceased husband of 5 years dialysis . what shall we suggest doctor ? the doctor said his kidney filter is punctured that protein is discharged. my grandson is confused and is speaking what he he says but he could recognized people around him. please help us doctor what to do. what is immunotherapy Doc? is this safer than dialysis?
Asked On : Sat, 5 Jan 2013
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Nephrologist 's  Response
your grandson has nephrotic syndrome, a condition in which kidneys filter lot of protein albumin in urine.
this may or may not be with kidney failure, which can be diagnosed by seeing his kidney function reports.
if there is no kidney failure then he doesn't need dialysis.
immunosupressive drugs used for initially are generally safe.
toi know about the disease we need following reports :
1) 24 hrs urinary protein
2) blood urea nitrogen
3) serum creatinine
4) serum cholesterol
5) ultrasound kidneys
after these he may need a few more tests and a kidney biopsy..
many diseases of kidney cause such a condition and some of them are curable. so your grandson should ne under treatment of a nephrologist and follow his advise.
Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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