• Nephrotic Syndrome Risk Factors

Risk Factors

Nephrotic Syndrome can happen to anyone, people of any age group, class, race or ethnicity. The following factors can increase the probability of one getting Nephrotic Syndrome:

  • Pre-existing diseases: Diabetes, SLE, Sarcoidosis, etc.
  • Certain Infections: Infections like HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Malaria, etc.
  • Medications: NSAIDs, Mercury, Penicillin, etc.