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Is nephrotic syndrome curable?

nephrotic syndrome (proteinuria) is cured or not ?My son 4year10months old .He is suffering from this problem 2times he admitted in hospital for protein I.v and steroid treatment (last year2009 nov and this year Aug) . Aug sep 2month steroid treatment going on then stopped(slowly reducing the stopped).But 26 sep again protein is passing through urine.Now it is +++ Before his stroide prednisole was going on4month then 3 month he was o.k. what can I do for him and whichfood I will give him(low salt &fat already given).pl tellme.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Nephrotic syndrome is curable. But he might require long term treatment with steroids probably for one or two years. You can give him low salted food. Avoid nephrotoxic drugs. You have to check his blood pressure once in every month as there is a chance for hypertension in nephrotic syndrome patients.

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