Swollen Feet In People With Nephrotic Syndrome?
Hello doctor. I’m a SN sufferer.
Hello, thanks for the question.
Swollen feet often occur, especially in patients with nephrotic syndrome, where kidney damage occurs so that fluid retention or fluid retention in the body will occur. In patients with nephrotic syndrome, urine examination usually shows positive protein results that indicate kidney damage. A negative urine protein test result could be due to a disturbance in the laboratory or indeed the swollen foot was not caused by the nephrotic syndrome, could be due to liver damage due to liver cirrhosis, heart problems such as due to congestive heart failure, due to nutritional deficiencies such as lack of protein, and etcetera. To ensure that you should consult a doctor, the doctor will conduct a direct examination on the patient and additional examinations, such as urine protein re-examination, blood tests, and so forth. Handling will be adjusted to the cause of complaints that occur. It's better to eat healthy and nutritious food, position your feet higher than your heart, especially when you sleep, get enough rest, do stress management, and avoid smoking and alcohol.
Thus, hopefully it helps.