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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Food for People with 2.3 cm Kidney Cyst

2015-02-23 00:39

Food for People with 2.3 cm Kidney CystKidney cyst is fluid-filled sac that can form in any part of the kidneys. Its severity is determined by the location, size and nature of the cyst. Eating right is very necessary to slow down the progression of the cyst. Well then, what are the good food for people with 2.3 cm kidney cyst?

Get facts about 2.3 cm kidney cyst

In clinic, people with such a kidney cyst always complain about some problems, such as pain in the back or sides. This pain is dull and can radiate into groins or abdomen.

The large kidney cyst may also cause great pressure on stomach, leading to nausea and/or vomiting.

Sometimes, you may also have high blood pressure and urinary tract infection (UTI).

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Good foods for kidney cyst patients

● Fresh vegetables: Cabbage, red bell peppers, cauliflower, carrot, lettuce and raw onions, etc, are all good for people with kidney cyst. However, is people have abnormal potassium level, they should take these vegetables carefully.

● Fruit juices: Some fruit like cranberry, cherries, apple, watermelon and lemon can be consumed be patients with 2.3 cm kidney cyst. A glass of fruits juices may be helpful for relieving some discomforts.

●High-quality protein foods: When kidney cyst cause kidney damage and leads to some symptoms such as proteinuria, hematuria, fatigue, swelling and headache, etc, your doctor may ask you to take low protein but high-quality protein foods. For example, egg white, lean meat, fish and milk are good choices. They can reduce the burden on kidneys while ensuring the calories supply.


There is no perfect food for patients. The key of taking any food is moderation. One more thing, diet should not be considered as medication, and you should take natural medicines to shrink kidney cyst to protect your remaining renal function.

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