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How to Treat Urinary Tract Infection for Nephrotic Syndrome

2013-12-22 14:49

How to Treat Urinary Tract Infection for Nephrotic SyndromeCharacterized by obvious edema and high protein excretion, nephrotic syndrome is one common childhood kidney disorder. For patients with this type of kidney disease, the incidence of urinary tract infections (UTI) is high. If you or your kid happens to have this problem, you must want to know how to treat urinary tract infections effectively.

Why does Nephrotic Syndrome cause urinary tract infections?

Nephritic Syndrome is one group of clinical manifestations rather than a single kidney disease. Minimal change disease, FSGS and many other glomerular diseases all may be the causes of Nephrotic Syndrome. Usually, their urinary tract infections are due to several conditions.

- Immunoglobulin loss: Immunoglobulin is one type of protein that supports immune system to fight against infections. Lack of immunoglobulin can cause UTI easily.

- Defective T cell function: B and T cells are responsible for humoral and cellular immunity. Defective T cell function is commonly seen in Nephrotic Syndrome and reason for infections.

- Malnutrition: For Nephrotic Syndrome patients, a large amount of protein always leaks from kidneys into the urine. Protein loss can cause malnutrition directly, thus leading to low immunity and infections.

How to treat urinary tract infections for Nephrotic Syndrome?

The treatments should depend in the underlying causes. From this point, patients can try the following methods:

- Eat enough high-quality protein: For patients with heavy protein, they are recommended to take in recently more high-quality protein such as fish, egg white, milk and lean meat.

- Drink more water: Water is the best drink to flush urinary tract, so patients with UTI had better drink enough water. Cranberry juice, blueberries, kiwi fruits, etc, can also help fight against UTI, because they can help improve immune system.

- Antibiotics: If diet modification can’t deal with urinary tract infections, antibiotics may be needed. Consult the online doctor, to see which medication is suitable for you.

In addition, some therapies that can help regulate immune system and rebuild kidney structure should also be taken, because they can help control UTI from the root.

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