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Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome

Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome most commonly occurs in children between one and half and eight. It occurs when the kidney’s dispel protein from the blood to the kidneys. It causes low levels of protein in the blood, high levels of protein in the urine and swelling from a buildup of water and salt. Symptoms include infrequent urination, weight gain from fluid and fatigue. Childhood nephrotic syndrome is not itself a disease but indicates that a disease exists in the kidneys that may be damaging their ability to filter blood. Treatment methods include prednisone or other drug therapy, a low salt diet, and homoeopathy.

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