Nephrotic Syndrome is a kidney disorder that is characterized by excess discharge of protein in the urine. This occurs because of damage to the blood vessels in the kidneys that filter waste and excess water from the blood. The prominent signs of the condition include edema in your feet along with foamy urine and sudden weight gain.
HOW IS NEPHROTIC SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
A general physician will ask for regular blood tests and urine tests to diagnose the condition. A kidney biopsy may be needed in some special cases.
HOW IS NEPHROTIC SYNDROME TREATED?
The treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome involves medication to control the signs of Nephrotic Syndrome.
DID YOU KNOW?
Around 1 in every 50,000 children are diagnosed with the condition each year. It tends to be more common in families with a history of allergies or those of an Asian background.