Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
139 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Suggest treatment for nephrotic syndrome

hi



i have nephrotic syndrome minimal change disease am frequently relapsing and steroid resistant my albumin levels are dropping into single digits and i am unwell swollen throwing up and have fluid leaking from my legs we are experiencing a shortage of albumin supplies in sa and at 43 this is seriously affecting me i am looking to other options for help and have been told to eat duck eggs to supplement my albumin is this viable nicole

Tue, 6 Sep 2016
Report Abuse
Nephrologist 's  Response
steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome treatment is controversial. levamisole or cyclophosphamide may be tried under experts guide. egg white is a good source of albumin. you can take that
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in


Recent questions on Albumin


Suggest treatment for nephrotic syndrome

steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome treatment is controversial. levamisole or cyclophosphamide may be tried under experts guide. egg white is a good source of albumin. you can take that