It is usually difficult for
parents to deal with such illness but, fortunately, RTA can be treated
effectively by treating the underlying cause. Our doctors at the Children's Hospital Services
at The Aga Khan University Hospital are extremely capable and they are
committed to providing your child with quality healthcare, all the while ensuring their comfort.
first course of action against RTA would be to restore the acid-base
balance in the bloodstream. To help lower the acid concentration in the
blood, the doctor may prescribe alkaline medications, to be taken in
frequent doses. Frequent doses are administered to ensure that the
symptoms cease to exist.
due to other diseases or usage of certain medications is treated by
treating the underlying cause or discontinuing the use of the
children with type 1 and type 4 RTA can outgrow the disease by the time
they reach three to four years of age. Others may have this disease for
the remainder of their lives, especially if it is due to a genetic
disorder. However, by taking regular medications, these children can
continue to lead a normal healthy life.