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Why Does My Nephrotic Syndrome Son Lose His Hair Frequently


2014-11-10 11:41

Why Does My Nephrotic Syndrome Son Lose His Hair FrequentlyHi,Doctor. My son was diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome 2 years ago when he was the age of eight. And then he started to take some glucocorticoids to control and relieve this disease condition and some serious symptoms. Besides, diuretics are also commonly used to reduce his edema. But recently, I have found that he start to loose hair. At the same time, he looked pale and tired, which makes me feel a little worried about his current situation. Can you help me about his disease condition now and offer some feasible measures to help him control and relieve these symptoms ?

Our Online Doctor devotes to help more Kidney Failure patients to learn more about their disease and take control of their state of health. Here the article aims at offering a basic analysis about the reasons of hair loss in Kidney Failure, hoping can help you more.

Some common reasons are shown on below :

1. The use of glucocorticoids

For patients with Nephrotic Syndrome, glucocorticoids is the most commonly used to control and relieve patient’s disease condition. Long-term use of glucocorticoids will effect children’s growth and development, causing series of problems, like hair loss.

2. The leakage of proteinuria

Proteinuria causes serious malnutrition for sick children, which will also worsen patient’s hair loss and lead to some other healthy problems.

3. Abnormal immune system and endocrine system

Owing to the protopathy on CKD, patient’s immune system and endocrine system are damaged badly, making hair loss commonly occurring.

4. Mental factor

Long-term use of less effective dialysis and medicine consumes children’s remaining health and patience, leading to negative emotions and mental injury, which will also aggravate this symptom.

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