hi to everyone here, and to all the doctors! i have a son, he has 1 1/2 years old now, who has suffering this kind of illness, i was worried bout my son, beacuse he is my only child, the first time i was saw all his swelling when he turn 1 year and 6 month old, first symptoms was swelling all over his eyes, and then the nxt day, i was notice his tummy are already over in size, and then his balls are not normal, and both of his legs are swelling also, so thats why i decide get in the hospital to make an examination for this problem, many test and laboratories will be did, to know the results, ultrasound to his kidney, urine test, blood test, now i know my son has suffering to this kind of deasses, after all test my son was admit to the hospital for almost 7days, he gave a traement like albumin, predisone. i was first to this kind of illness so i dont know what to do, ill just follow all the advice of his doctors, i notice he has a good development after the doctors give all his treatment, all are swelling are done to his eyes, and legs and also to his balls, and his stomach are ok in size, then the doctors give us a signal to go home, so that meaning my son was already ok, but the following few days satyed here at home, i notice the swelling appear again, but if i give the medicine advice to his doctors the swelling are done, i just wanted to ask, is this forever my baby take all this medicine when the swellin attack again?? if this kind of illness can be cure or not?? i was hopeless mom, i have so many research that i have, just wanna know about this situation, please help me! thank you,, i need an answer, pls, help!View Thread
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