Nephrotic Syndrome

About- Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney disorder that makes our body to emit too much protein in the urine.

Symptoms-
  • Appetite loss
  • Edema (swelling) in the ankles feet, and around the eyes
  • Excess protein in the urine
  • Fatigue
  • Foamy urine
  • High cholesterol level
  • High triglyceride levels
  • Lack of protein in the blood
  • Weight gain from fluid buildup in the body
 
Causes-
Nephrotic syndrome is normally caused by the damage to the clusters of tiny blood vessels (glomeruli) of the kidneys. Several medical conditions can cause glomerular damage and lead to nephrotic syndrome, including
  • Amyloidosis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  • Lupus
  • Membranous nephropathy
  • Minimal change disease
  • Renal vein thrombosis (Blood clot in a kidney vein)

Specialist to visit
Nephrologist

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References
http://www.kidneyfund.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com

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