When Nephrotic Syndrome Comes Back, Your Body Will Give out Five Signals

Nephrotic syndrome is characterized by a large amount of proteinuria, which can be relieved mostly after treatment (24h urine protein is less than 1g) or cured...more>>

Hypothyroidism with Nephrotic Syndrome

Patients with primary Nephrotic Syndrome (PNS) are often associated with hypothyroidism, which not only aggravates the pathological changes of the kidney itself...more>>

How Long Does It Take for the Swelling to Go Down with Nephrotic Syndrome

Swelling is the typical symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome. How long does it take for the swelling to go down with Nephrotic Syndrome? Read on to learn more informat...more>>

How to Cope with Hair Loss for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

Question: My son has suffered from steroid dependent Nephrotic Syndrome since age 3, he is now age 14 and currently in yet another relapse. We have tried all th...more>>

Nephrotic Syndrome, Proteinuria 1+: Is That High Enough to Go Back on Prednisone

Question: Hi, my daughter has Nephrotic Syndrome, and for 4 days she has 1+ protein in urine. Is that high enough to go back on prednisone? Answer: Hello, how l...more>>

Proteinuria Comes Back when Steroids Are Reduced: What to Do for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

Question: My grandson is suffering from Nephrotic Syndrome. He took steroids for six weeks, and he was okay, so his doctor reduced the dosage, but again he has...more>>

Nephrotic Syndrome, Proteinuria still 4+ After 3 Months’ Treatment: What to Do

Question: I was diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome. I intake prednisone, enalapril and altovastatin for 3 months. But unfortunately my urine protein test still i...more>>

Nephrotic Syndrome, Proteinuria 2+ and Swelling on Face: What to Do

Question: Hi, Nephrotic Syndrome was firstly diagnosed in Feb-2002. I had taken medicine up to 2006 continuous (prednisone and cyclosphorine) after that first r...more>>

Therapy for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients with Oedema and Hyperlipidemia

What therapy you suggest for Nephrotic Syndrome patients with oedema and hyperlipidemia? This questions was put forward by one of our renal patients. If you are...more>>

Lupus Nephrotic Syndrome, Retaining Liquids, Gaining Weight, Proteinuria: What to Do

Question: Hello, Im suffering of Nephrotic Syndrome due to Lupus, retaining liquids, gaining weight due to prednisone, still high proteinuria... what can I do?...more>>

Nephrotic Syndrome, Appearance of Hairs on Face and Body: What Should I Do

Question: My daughter (9 years old) has been diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome with excessive proteinuria. She is on prednisone and relapsed twice. She got weig...more>>

Nephrotic Syndrome: Besides Uremia, What Can Threaten Your Life

Doctor: Do you know the most common complication of Nephrotic Syndrome? Patient: Blood clots, several friends died from coronary heart disease and myocardial in...more>>

How to Relieve Fluid Retention for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

Question: Hi, I recently relapsed with my Nephrotic Syndrome. I was in the hospital July 10 and have been taking 60 mg prednisone daily. I am retaining about 15...more>>

Nephrotic Syndrome Proteinuria and Swelling: Which One Should Be Treated Firstly

Heavy swelling and massive proteinuria are the most common symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome. Both of them are severe. Which one should be treated firstly? Dangers...more>>

Can Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Only Rely on Steroids to Eliminate Proteinuria

Question: 1. Why Nephrotic Syndrome presents? 2. What is the treatment focus of Nephrotic Syndrome? 3. What should Nephrotic Syndrome patients pay attention to...more>>

Nephrotic Syndrome: Is 1+ Protein in Urine A Relapse

Question: Hi! My son is taking prednisone now for his Nephrotic Syndrome. His medicine is tapered into every other day but when I check his urinalysis after two...more>>

What Can I Do to Lessen Swelling with Nephrotic Syndrome

Question: Hi please help me..my son was diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome a month ago..and he is taking steroid now but still swelling. What can I do to least l...more>>

What Could Be the Reason for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients to Have Back Pain

Question: I had Nephrotic Syndrome before at the age of 18. Now I am 20 years old. I am suffering from back pain since 4 weeks. What could be the reason? Answer...more>>

Abnormal WBC Count in Nephrotic Syndrome: What to Do

Question: Hi. My son has Nephrotic Syndrome since last 3 years and his age is 7 years. I just finish his chemotherapy last month. His WBC count is not normal, b...more>>

Will Creatinine Be Elevated in Nephrotic Syndrome

Creatinine is an important index to measure kidney function. That is why many kidney patients concern about their creatinine level. Will creatinine be elevated...more>>