Nephrotic syndrome relapse (1404)

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What is nephrotic syndrome relapse?

Healthy kidneys filter waste and extra fluid from your blood. The waste and extra fluid go out of the body in your urine. In nephrotic syndrome relapse, the kidneys leak protein into the urine instead of keeping it in the blood. 

The body needs protein to hold fluids that your body needs inside the arteries and veins. If there is not enough protein, the fluid can leak into other tissues in your body. 

Between relapses, the kidneys do not leak protein.

What are the symptoms?

What causes it?

The reason is not always known. It could be caused by:

How is it treated?

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