Lin Hao's Story
Name: Lin Hao
Age: 4 years old
Diagnosis: Nephrotic Syndrome
Condition before Treatment
Lin Hao experienced swelling in face and legs lasting for 26 months. His mother Li took her son to Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital for reliable treatment in December 15, 2009. Little Hao was diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome after running several tests.
The urine protein: 3+, ALB13.4g/L, 24-hour urine protein: 1.79g/24hr
Treatment from Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy along with hormones. The treatments focused on anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation and protein the kidneys from being further damaged.
Condition after Treatment
“Just a feeling of tingling with pleasure.” answered little Hao.
The treatment lasted for 26 days. The swelling disappeared in the twelfth day with the gradual reducing hormones. Five more days later, the 24-hour urine protein reduced to 0.08g/24hr. The creatinine and urea nitrogen decreased in the same time. Other than all these indexes, little Hao’s mental condition got better significantly. He also regained his appetite and was able to sleep well.
“Hao began to play with other little kids in his age and became happier than before. This is a big surprise for me because since Hao got sick, he was sullen all day long and refused to play outside. I cried a lot at night back then.” Li told us with emotionally.
Hao keeps taking medications following the doctor’s advice. He and his mother will come back to the hospital to review his condition for a while. The sixth review happened in January 7, 2012. All the indexes stayed normal in that time.
24-hour urine protein: 0.04g/24hr, PLT398*10∧9/L, Bp (Blood pressure):80/50mmHg
Tips from Our Experts
1. Adhere on the treatments
2. Avoid flu
3. Take strict precautions of infections
4. Renal toxic drugs should be forbidden
5. Have a good rest and take proper exercises
6. Remain optimistic
7. Follow a kidney-friendly diet, such as low salt, low fat, low phosphorus and quality of protein etc. As for the details, ask your doctor for advices.
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