At present, western medicine for the treatment of nephrotic syndrome is mainly the use of hormone treatment, but long-term use of hormones in patients with great harm, especially in children with nephrotic syndrome. Experts recommend that children with nephrotic syndrome should be careful with hormones!
The harm of hormone therapy on nephrotic syndrome in children:
Children who have been treated for symptomatic relief should have regular examinations, especially urinalysis. The amount of urine is normal, and there is less foam in the urine. If the kidney recurs, then the foam in the urine increases and the urine volume decreases. Of course, the more accurate method of monitoring urine protein is to go to the hospital to check the urine routine.
Children with nephrotic syndrome due to long-term use of hormones susceptible to secondary infection, common skin infections, respiratory infections, primary peritonitis, etc., the most harmful is viral infection. Especially hormone or immunosuppressive therapy process, with measles, chickenpox, herpes zoster often than normal children severe illness, and even lead to death, so should be avoided in children with respiratory tract infection and other people. Avoid going to public places. For children with a history of exposure, as soon as possible to the hospital for treatment, hormones or immunosuppressive agents should be reduced and injected immunoglobulin.
In the course of the treatment of abdominal pain, it is necessary to pay attention to whether there is any cause, the location of abdominal pain, persistent pain or paroxysmal pain. And should go to the hospital immediately.
Excessive use of hormones causes calcium metabolism in patients with abnormal, causing osteoporosis, bone deformation, so that children with lower extremity pain is probably due to osteoporosis, should supplement vitamin D and calcium, and avoid strenuous activities, so as to avoid the occurrence of fracture.
Children with nephrotic syndrome patients to try to do all the nursing work, including medicine, diet, life, for the recovery of the disease is of great help.