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Proteinuria Comes Back when Steroids Are Reduced: What to Do for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

Question: My grandson is suffering from Nephrotic Syndrome. He took steroids for six weeks, and he was okay, so his doctor reduced the dosage, but again he has proteinuria. What to do?

Proteinuria Comes Back when Steroids Are Reduced: What to Do for Nephrotic Syndrome PatientsAnswer: It is likely for your grandson to have steroid-dependent Nephrotic Syndrome. When he takes steroids, proteinuria will be reduced and controlled well, but once he tapers the dosage of steroids, proteinuria comes back. Steroids are helpful, but if they are taken for a long time, a variety of side effects will appear, such as weight gain, increased appetite, depression, mood swing, etc. Sometimes they may even affect the child’s growth and development. Therefore, steroids are not suitable to be taken for long-term. In such a case, it is suggested to combine steroids with other treatment so that side effects can be counteracted.

In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Toxin-Removing Treatment is often used together. It can help the child get a permanent control of the disease.

This is a systemic treatment, which includes 9 therapies. Those therapies can work together to eliminate excessive substances such as extra fluid, metabolic wastes, toxins and so on from the blood so as to reduce the workload of kidneys and meanwhile protect kidneys from being damaged further. They can also restore the balance of anti-inflammatory cytokines and pro-inflammatory cytokines to reduce renal inflammation and control the disease from getting worse. Moreover, they can improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so that oxygen, nutrients, vitamins, active ingredients of medicine and other essential elements can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery.

-After about one week’s treatment, his edema will fade away.

-After about half month’s treatment, his proteinuria will be reduced or even turn negative.

-After about one month’s treatment, his Nephrotic Syndrome will be under control, and renal function will get improved. With the promotion of kidney condition, he can gradually reduce steroids and eventually stop them.

What to do for Nephrotic Syndrome patients if their proteinuria comes back when steroids are reduced? Now you get the answer. For more information on the treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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