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Relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome with Foamy Urine and Puffy Eyes

Posted: by liangshaohua      Time: 2014-10-16 07:58

Topics: Nephrotic Syndrome nephrotic syndrome symptoms Nephrotic Syndrome Immunotherapy

Details: I think my 6-year-old son is having a relapse to his Nephrotic Syndrome. His urine is really foamy and he work up with puffy eyes. What should we do?

Expert Answer

Nephrotic Syndrome does occur commonly in children, and in many causes, patients can get remission from this disease with the help of steroids or other medications. However, most of patients with Nephrotic Syndrome will suffer from at least one time of relapse in their rest lifetime, while foamy urine, the indicator of proteinuria, and puffy eyes, reflecting swelling, are two signs of Nephrotic Syndrome relapse.

In this condition, doctors recommend these Nephrotic Syndrome patients to take more systemic treatment options.

Immunotherapy along with Medicated Bath, Acupuncture, Hot Compress Therapy and Foot Bath is just one effective treatment for most children with Nephrotic Syndrome, and its success rate can reach more than 90%.

Immunotherapy can help normalize immune system and kidney structure, while the remaining therapies focuses on preventing the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. With these treatments, patients can get great therapeutic effects but don’t have obvious side effects.

Of course, the treatment should depend on patients’ illness condition. To get detailed suggestions, you are recommended to tell us more about the patient’s medical condition through consulting online or email to

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