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My 4 years old daughter is suffering from Nephritic Syndrome with cough and cold

My 4 years old daughter has Nephrotic Syndrome since Feb2011. she has swelling as well. Her protein discharge level is continued to ++ (based of test early morning first urine). she has also suffering from cough and cold since long and doctor advice after treatment of cough and cold. then treatment of nephrotic syndrome will start. Please suggest me what can I do for this problem? Thanks.
Asked On : Thu, 7 Apr 2011
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Hi Santosh, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms like protein in the urine, low blood protein level, high cholesterol level, puffiness around eyes and leg swelling. In children the most common cause is Minimal change Disease which affects Kidneys. The treatment goal is to relieve the symptoms, delay progression of Kidney damage and prevent complications. She will be put on Corticosteroids, Blood Pressure reducing medications, Vitamin D if she is unresponsive to therapy.
Kindly have patience and take her for regular follow up as the prognosis varies as she could be responsive or unreponsive to therapy. Let her take her medications as directed.
I wish her Good Health, Take Care.
Answered: Thu, 7 Apr 2011
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