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    The Common Complication for Nephrotic Syndrome

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    The Common Complication for Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome refers to a group of clinical symptoms including proteinuria, swelling, hypoproteinemia and hyperlipaemia. If left untreated, all of them can aggravate illness condition, leading to Kidney Failure. Along with kidney damage, patients are prone to suffer from more complications. If you suffer from the following any condition, please take immediate and effective treatment.

    1. Infection

    The loss of large amount of immunoglobulin can reduce the plasma proteins, affecting the formation of antibodies. The application of adrenocortical hormone and nephrotoxic drugs will reduce the patients’ immunity. With a low immune system, patients are prone to suffer from infections, such as skin infection, urinary tract infection, respiratory tract infection or even sepsis.

    2. Coronary heart disease

    Nephrotic Syndrome patients are prone to suffer from hyperlipaemia, the condition is possible to cause coronary heart disease. The disease has became the third cause of death for nephrotic syndrome patients. (be second only to infection and kidney failure).

    3. Thrombosis

    Nephrotic syndrome patients are more likely to experience thrombosis, especially for patients with membranous nephropathy, the morbidity can reach 25% to 40%. The causes of thrombosis include swelling, hyperlipaemia, and side effects of medications and so on.

    4. Acute Kidney Failure

    In order to control the symptoms and complications, patients may need to take many medicines like diuretic, and antihypertensive and so on. The medicine can produce some side effects which can reduce the GFR, leading to acute kidney failure.

    5. Electrolyte and metabolic disorders

    Long-term using of diuretic or improper salt controlling can cause the secondary hyponatremia; the usage of adrenocortical hormone and diuretic can lead to urine a lot. If patients cannot supply potassium in time, it is easy to experience hypokalemia.

    The mentioned above are the commonly seen in patients with Nephrotic Syndrome. And if you do have no idea about how to deal with it, please be free to contact us: *** or leave a message below directly.

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