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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

How To Reduce Edema In Nephritic Syndrome

2017-10-11 09:15

How To Reduce Edema In Nephritic Syndrome

When suffered from nephritic syndrome, patients will often go to toilet and have foamy urine which is a common complication of nephritic syndrome. With the development of kidney disease, protein will be much. And patients start to feel edema in legs and have difficult in walking. Besides, hyperlipidemia will be diagnosed in some patients when doing physical examination. With all these, you are sure having nephritic syndrome. What should we do to reduce edema in nephritic syndrome?

When suffer from severe edema, patients have to lie in bed and have rest until edema gone. In this condition, protein will leak into urine, and we have to intake some high quality protein in daily diet to ensure nutrient supplement.

Medicine will be used to control protein in urine and release edema. Diuretic will be used, but this kind of medicine should be used with doctor’s direction. Patients should not self-prescribe medicine. When you get formula, just follow your dosage and when it has to be changed, ask your doctor for permission.

In treating nephritic syndrome, immunosuppressor will be used to control immune system and prevent further damage. This kind of medicine should follow your doctor’s direction and do not change it.

Infection is a risk in treatment. So, watch out your self healthy condition and avoid infection. Once it occurs, find medicine in official hospital to cure it.

Slight diet with low salt and sugar are also suggested to maximize the treatment effect, and regular lifestyle is recommended also. Combined with traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese therapy, side-effect of steroid based medicine can be released and your immune system and renal cells can get repaired.

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