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Can Castor Oil Remove Kidney Cyst

Is it true that you can rid your kidneys of cysts using castor oil that is soaked into flannel and applied with heat to the kidney area?

The Doctor Answered:

Can Castor Oil Remove Kidney CystThanks for your inquiry. First of all, I have to tell you that there is no treatment for kidney cyst. The goal of treatment is to shrink kidney cyst as well as protect kidney function. Let’s get facts on the effects of castor oil for kidney cyst.

There are indeed some kidney cyst try this method. Soak a flannel cloth in castor oil and place it over kidney area, then put plastic over that and hot water bottle or heating pad to keep warm Castor oil penetrates and breaks thing up. This experience comes from a patient named John.

This method can just help you relieve some discomforts such as back pain, pressure on abdomen, and nausea, etc. There if no scientific evidence that this can help you get rid of kidney cyst.

If you have some severe symptoms such as fever, chills, sharp pain, uncontrolled hypertension, proteinuria or hematuria, you should ask your doctor for immediate medication. In some cases, a surgery is necessary for removing a ruptured kidney cyst.

In fact, besides medicines and surgery, you can try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, which is an external application innovated from hundreds of traditional Chinese herbs. It is very natural and effective for kidney cyst patients. If you want to learn about it, you can email to or leave a message below.

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