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Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a syndrome which includes symptoms of nephrosis i.e. any of various forms of kidney disease. Nephrotic syndrome is happened because of different disorders of kidneys. Such various disorders includes protein in the urine, low protein levels in the blood, high cholesterol level, Hypoalbuminemia , edema etc. Diagnosis of this syndrome can be done by performing various biochemical tests e.g. Albumin blood test, blood urea nitrogen, urinalysis etc. Goal of a treatment for such syndrome is reliving symptoms, prevent complications and kidney damage. Treatments includes ACE inhibitors use to control blood pressure, corticosteroids and other drugs that suppress the immune system , controlling high cholesterol level, a low salt diet to avoid swelling , diuretics, blood thinner drugs to avoid blood clots etc.