Patient reviews for Doctors for Dent Disease in Budhwar Peth, Satara
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Dent disease is a chronic kidney disorder that occurs especially in males. Symptoms of this disease show in early childhood and if ignored, it can worsen over time. Symptoms include frequent presence of large amounts of proteins in the urine, excess calcium in the urine. Other signs include calcium deposition in kidneys which further lead to kidney stones which cause abdominal pain and presence of blood in the urine. Dent disease can further develop to rickets, a bone disorder. Rickets occur when the levels of Vitamin D and minerals like calcium are low in the blood. Rickets lead to softening and weakening of bones leading to bone pain and difficulty in walking.
HOW IS DENT DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
A urologist confirms dent's disease by diagnostic genetic testing and urinalysis for protein count
HOW IS DENT DISEASE TREATED?
The treatment will make use of Thiazide diuretics that will help in regulating the production and discharge of calcium in the patient’s urine.
DID YOU KNOW?
Dent disease is also hereditary so it is essential to get it treated so that it does not affect further generations. At young ages, the correct amount of Vitamin D and calcium intakes should be taken to prevent this problem.