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Can Bug Bites Trigger Relapses of Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

2014-12-08 09:49| Font Size A A A

Can Bug Bites Trigger Relapses of Nephrotic Syndrome in ChildrenRelapses of Nephrotic Syndrome often follow minor infections, commonly of the upper respiratory tract. And the other infections also can induce the relapses of the disease. Well then, can bug bites trigger relapses of nephrotic syndrome in children?

Nephrotic Syndrome refers to a group of clinical symptoms rather than a specific disease, including massive proteinuria, severe swelling, hyperlipidaemia and hypoproteinemia. Children of nephrotic syndrome usually have severe edema and they have the risk of secondary infections and skin damages.

Nephrotic Syndrome can be primary, affecting only the kidneys, or secondary, caused by a vast array of disease that affect other parts of the boy. Although most children with nephrotic syndrome respond to treatment with steroids, 40 to 50% show frequent relapses and a prolonged course of the illness with risks of life threatening infections, thromboenbolic complications, and side effects of therapy.

Well then, can bug bites trigger relapses of Nephrotic Syndrome in Children?

Yes, of course. It can be induced by bug bites to some extent. Stings and bites from insects are common. They often result in redness and swelling in the injured area. Sometimes a sting or bite can cause a life-threatening allergic reaction or treansmit pathogens (viruses, bacteria, or parasitese) to humans. If the insect bites induce the severe infection, children are at high risk of recurrence of Nephrotic Syndrome.

Well then, how to deal with the condition? Here there is alternative therapy in our Beijing Tongshantang Hospital, China, like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. More detailed info, please welcome to leave a message below or mail us to

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