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How to Prevent the Relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

2013-12-09 14:25

How to Prevent the Relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome in ChildrenHow to prevent the relapse of nephrotic syndrome in children? This may be a common question for parents whose children unfortunately get nephrotic syndrome. Because nephrotic syndrome relapses easily, and even can be caused by a cold or other infections. Before we get the answer of the above question, we need to know why nephrotic syndrome relapses frequently in children.

Why does nephrotic syndrome relapse frequently in children?

Nephrotic syndrome is a common kidney disorder, which will cause the kidney damage. The clinical manifestation of nephrotic syndrome include: a large amount of proteinuria, severe swelling, hyperlipidemia and hypoproteinemia. All these symptoms are caused by the kidney damage and the reduced kidney function, and the symptoms will worsen the kidney function in turn. Therefore, it is particularly important for patients to control their symptoms.

Nephrotic syndrome can be divided into primary and secondary, and most of nephrotic syndrome are caused by inflammation. When people have abnormal or poor immune system, the antigen invade our body easily, and combine with antibody, which will cause the formation of immune complexes. With the circulation of blood, these immune complexes may lodge in kidney, then inflammation will occur, which will defeat the immune complexes and also damage the kidney tissues.

For children with nephrotic syndrome, they are recommended to use immunosuppressive agents to block inflammation, which can control their symptoms and illness effectively. However, as the children often have poor immune system, they may get infection or inflammation easily, which will also cause the nephrotic syndrome relapse easily. On the other hand, if they stop taking medicines or reduce medicine dose, the nephrotic syndrome will also relapse easily in children.

How to prevent relapse of nephrotic syndrome in children?

For children with nephrotic syndrome, their disease often relapse frequently, because the immune complexes in kidneys are not removed and the immune system is also abnormal. In order to prevent the relapse in nephrotic syndrome, children need to strong their immune systems, and remove the immune complexes in kidneys and bloods. They need to adjust their diet and control their symptoms, which can prevent the further kidney damage.

We recommend immunotherapy to treat nephrotic syndrome in children, which will prevent the relapse of nephrotic syndrome in children fundamentally. Through this therapy, children can get improvement on their immune system and their kidney function. Then the children can live a normal life as other healthy children.

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