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The Symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome

2013-10-15 16:47

The Symptoms of Nephrotic SyndromeIt is well known that nephritic syndrome can be caused by various diseases such as diabetes nephropathy. When your urine protein is more than 3.5g/d and plasma albumin is less than 30g/ L, you are more likely to be diagnosed with nephropathy syndrome. In addition, patients can also judge whether they are suffered from nephrotic syndrome by themselves through a number of obvious symptoms appearing in their daily life. The symptoms of nephrotic syndrome are as follows:

1. Massive proteinuria

In clinic, massive proteinuria is not only the most main symptom of nephrotic syndrome patients, but also is the basic pathophysiological mechanisms of nephrotic syndrome. A large amount of proteinuria refers to the excretion of urinary protein more than 3.5g/d among adults.

2. Hypoproteinemia

Hypoproteinemia refers to the amount of plasma albumin decreasing below 30g/L. Actually, many reasons may lead to this disease such as lack of protein intake, loss of absorption to protein, etc.

3. Edema

Almost all of nephrotic syndrome patients have different degree of swelling which appeared in the face, lower limbs and especially in the scrotal department. Edema can continue several weeks or months, therefore, patients have more opportunity to make sure if they are suffering from nephrotic syndrome.

4. High blood pressure

High blood pressure is not the main symptom of nephritic syndrome but water, blood volume in the body may increase in this period.

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