Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney disease where excess proteins are lost through urine. It is basically due to damage to tiny filters in the kidney. It is accompanied by retention of fluid in the body which leads to swelling over face and feet and eventually generalized swelling of body, if left untreated. Dr. Lovy is the Best Nephrotic Syndrome Doctor


swelling over the face, sometimes more prominent around the eyes, and swelling of the feet. Urine may be frothy. Too much fluid in the lungs may cause breathlessness
Poor appetite


Many different diseases can lead to nephrotic syndrome. Some of these are
Minimal Change Disease
Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
Membranous Nephropathy
Lupus Nephritis
Different causes of MPGN
Diabetes mellitus
Certain medications and infections

Nephrotic Syndrome


The diagnosis is often made with blood and urine tests, which reveal that the patient is losing proteins in the urine. Often a kidney biopsy is required to ascertain the underlying cause. Dr. Lovy is the Best Nephrotic Syndrome Doctor


In general, extra fluid build-up means that the patient has to restrict salt and fluid intake. Medications like diuretics are often required to get rid of extra water from the body. Dr. Lovy is the Best Nephrotic Syndrome Doctor
In other situations, it requires specific therapy like immunosuppressants based on results of other tests.