Nephrotic Syndrome (cont.)
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What Increases Your Risk
Diabetes is the most common cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults.
Nephrotic syndrome is a relatively rare disease that can occur at any age.
When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor immediately if you have:
If you think your child or you may have nephrotic syndrome, or if your child or you have the condition and the symptoms are getting worse, don't wait to get treatment. Call your doctor right away.
Who to see
Health professionals who can diagnose nephrotic syndrome include:
Nephrotic syndrome is usually treated by a nephrologist or a pediatric nephrologist, depending on the age of the person affected.
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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