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Nephrotic Syndrome: How Long Does It for the Kidneys to Fail

Question: How long does it take for the kidneys to fail functioning for a person with congenital Nephrotic Syndrome?

Nephrotic Syndrome: How Long Does It for the Kidneys to FailAnswer: Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome (CNS) refers to disease that is present at birth or within the first three months of life. There are three types of CNS.

-Finnish type of congenital Nephrotic Syndrome

50% of patients are found to have proteinuria once they were born or within 1 week. Other patients are found to have proteinuria within 3 months. About 50% of patients may die of infections within 1 year, while others may develop to kidney dysfunction when they grow up to 2 years old. And they go into ESRD when they are about 2.8 years old. Without any treatment, they will die before 4 years old. With proper treatment, they can grow up to 3-8 years old. So far the effective treatment is kidney transplant.

-Steroid resistance of autosomal recessive heredity type

Most patients are showed Nephrotic Syndrome when they are 3 months-5 years old. In the early stage, it presents minimal change disease, and then it develops to FSGS, which will quickly develop to ESRD. Kidney transplant is a good choice and after treatment, the disease seldom relapse.

-Denys-Drash Syndrome

Symptoms may occur after patients were born or after several month’s born, and the disease usually develops very quickly.

So far there is not effective treatment for congenital Nephrotic Syndrome. Besides symptomatic treatment and kidney transplant, you can also try natural treatment——Toxin-Removing Treatment. It makes use of Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Enema Therapy, Cycle Therapy and so on to make internal environment good for kidney self-healing and other medication application. After treatment, swelling, proteinuria and blood urine can be controlled well.

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