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Why 21 days old baby is swollen throughout ?

mt daughter is 21 days old,she is swollen throughout. she was delivered by lscs and preterm.on 10 th day sweeling started.dr said cholesterol incresed in blood and protein in urine . ultrasound normal.what is the problem
Thu, 12 May 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
can you please send detail of your report.from you history it seems to be nephrotic syndrome.consult a nephrologist today only.dont negelct it.
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
it may be congenital one , because she is of 20 days only.
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  User's Response
dr. also saying like this. is it curable?
Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
congenital nephrotic sundrome generally does not respond well to corticosteroid.prognosis not very good.take care
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  Anonymous's Response
thanks for response.
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