How to Prevent the Relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome
The repeated attacks of Nephrotic Syndrome bring a lot of troubles to the life and health of patients, so how to prevent the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome? After reading this article, you will find out the answer.
1. To prevent infections and colds.
During the epidemic disease prevails, children avoid going to public places and crowded places. Once suffering from respiratory infection, they should be promptly treated. And maintain good indoor ventilation.
2. To keep clean
Patients should pay attention to maintaining oral hygiene, brush their teeth or gargle every day, and prevent diseases from entering through the mouth; For patients with heavy edema, turn over frequently, prevent skin bruise, and prevent bedsore to happen. When there is scrotum oedema, usable cotton mat can be used to hold up the scrotum.
3. To have a good rest
Overwork can lead to the recurrence of nephrotic syndrome. Patients with obvious edema associated with infection should stay in bed for no less than 2-3 weeks. After edema subsides and infection is controlled, you can walk on or off the bed with a total rest time of no less than 3-6 months. After the recovery of the disease and the completion of steroid treatment, the activity level should be gradually increased, but overwork should also be prevented.
4. To arrange diet reasonably
A long-term high-protein diet can promote the hypercoagulability of residual nephrons, leading to glomerulosclerosis, which makes nephrotic syndrome difficult to treat or frequent recurrence. Therefore, reasonable dietary arrangements are also very important.
5. To use steroids correctly
The correct use of steroids is the primary measure to achieve curative effect and prevent relapse. Optional increase, reduce or stop using steroids is also the main reason of relapse, so the application of steroids should follow the basic principles of sufficient amount at the beginning, withdrawal to slow, and long course of treatment. If you worry about the side effects of steroids, you can combine some Chinese Medicine Treatment, such as Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Navel Therapy, Steam Therapy and so on. Those therapies can not only reduce the side effects of western medicine, but also make internal environment good for kidney self-healing and other medication application. All in all, the combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine can help you have a permanent control of Nephrotic Syndrome.
How to prevent the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome? The above methods can help you a lot. If you still have any questions on Nephrotic Syndrome, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.
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