Early stage of nephrotic syndrome may be swelling of the eyelids early in the morning or swelling of the lower extremities.
When serum albumin decreased to a certain extent, swelling will gradually increase, and even facial edema, severe edema of the lower extremities, edema of the scalp, edema of the back and scrotal edema.
When the body haveheight edema, gastrointestinal tract will appear edema, anorexia, abdominal distension; skin blisters, injection site after the injection will flow. Severe cases can decrease urine volume, weight gain, even pleural effusion, ascites, abdominal distention, chest tightness, and acute kidney injury.
Puffiness of the eyelids: Most of this occurs early in the morning
Double lower limbs edema: fingers compression lower limbs, can show depression, also known as refers to edema.
Weight gain: a lot of weight gain in the short term, even without eyelid or swelling of the lower extremities, suggests occult edema (measured and recorded daily morning changes).
Oliguria or oliguria: urine volume is less than 1500ml/, daily urine volume is reduced, then attention should be paid to the balance between intake and output. Urine volume less than 400ml/ days is oliguria, which means acute kidney injury has occurred.
The degree of edema: mild edema: slight swelling of the eyelids or lower extremities, and less weight gain. Moderate edema: swelling of lower limbs and thigh, weight increased. Severe edema: swelling of the body height, accompanied by decreased urine volume, or pleural effusion and ascites, weight increased significantly.
The above is the introduction of the characteristics of nephrotic syndrome edema. If you have further questions about kidney problems, you can contact our online experts, and our experts will give you the most professional guidance.