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Symptoms of acute nephritis in infants

Acute nephritis, also called acute glomerulonephritis, is an immune response after infection, which is often secondary to streptococcal infection of the upper respiratory tract or skin. Of course, the prognosis of the disease is mostly good...

Symptoms of acute nephritis in infants

Oct 26, 2017 by Kidney Disease Expert

Acute nephritis, also called acute glomerulonephritis, is an immune response after infection, which is often secondary to streptococcal infection of the upper respiratory tract or skin. Of course, the prognosis of the disease is mostly good, without leaving any sequelae, but if the early onset of treatment is improper, or some serious cases, can be turned into chronic nephritis and even renal failure, and endanger the baby's life.

1-4 weeks before the onset of the disease, there were acute tonsillitis, skin impetigo and other pioneer infection. Began to have fever, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and other symptoms. Edema and oliguria are the characteristics of this disease. The general edema begins with the eyelid of the child and gradually extends to the whole body. Finger pressure is not depressed, edema when urine volume decreased significantly, and even no urine, about 1-2 weeks urine volume gradually increased, edema gradually subsided. Most of the children's hematuria is invisible to the naked eye, only a small number of children with naked eye hematuria. The color of hematuria is bright red like washed water sample, some like thick brown. In general, this gross hematuria disappears within 1-2 weeks.

With essential performance is nausea, vomiting and dizziness, but if the blood pressure rises too fast, there will be many serious complications. The amount of urine in children with early onset were significantly decreased, edema aggravated, shortness of breath, heart rate, irritability, and disease may worsen sharply, breathing difficulties, not supine, pale, cold limbs, frequent cough, cough pink frothy sputum, that children with heart failure. If the children in the early onset of dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and appear temporary blindness, severe convulsions suddenly, coma, is hypertensive encephalopathy manifestations. Severe acute renal failure occurs early in some cases.

The above is the symptoms of acute nephritis in infants, I believe you have a certain understanding of the disease, and if you need more information, you can consult our online expert, our experts will reply as soon as possible.

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