Question of the Week

Question :
Posted On : 23 Jul 2018
my son is 26 months old and is recently diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome since last 3 weeks,he is on steroids at 2mg, kg,and they have asked to take steroids till total 6 weeks,he had uti which was treated,since past 4-5 days his tummy looks distended,he is now in remission since past 1 week,and there is no ascitis clinically,but still looks like gaseous distension with some visible veins.kindly advise
Expert Answer :
It seems to me that your son has been well treated, according to the present international guidelines. His tummy should be ok within a few days. The days on steroids are necessary but are sometimes a source of worries in the parents.

Best wishes.
Jean-Pierre Guignard
Answer Discussion :
pradnya paikrao
3 years ago
drahmed fawzy
Abdominal Ultrasongraphy
3 years ago
akram baloch
Need septic work up and serum albumin level
3 years ago
Austin Ngoma
3 years ago
zohdi alhanouty
Steroids can cause electrolyte disturbances and this can lead to distention
3 years ago

Disclaimer: The information given by is provided by medical and paramedical & Health providers voluntarily for display & is meant only for informational purpose. The site does not guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of the information. Use of any information is solely at the user's own risk. The appearance of advertisement or product information in the various section in the website does not constitute an endorsement or approval by Pediatric Oncall of the quality or value of the said product or of claims made by its manufacturer.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0