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Exophytic Cyst in the Upper Pole of Left Kidney

2014-09-10 01:46

Exophytic Cyst in the Upper Pole of Left KidneyKidney cysts is a benign or a malignant lesion which is round pouch filled fluid. More than half of the people over 60 years old can be diagnosed with one or several cysts in the kidneys. The cysts can be found in any part of the kidneys, so if you have exophytic cyst in the upper pole of left kidney, you need not to worry about it unless it cause you some discomforts.

What will happen with exophytic cyst in the upper pole of left kidney?

In general, when the cysts is less than 2cm, it causes no symptoms. Therefore, many people do not know they have kidney cyst until they find it in a regular test.

However, the cyst is progressive. When it expands to more than 3-5cm, it is likely to bring you back pain, flank pain, high blood pressure, protein or blood in the urine, urinary tract infection, or kidney stones, etc. These symptoms occur due to the compression to kidney tissues by enlarged kidney cyst. If left untreated, it will cause severe kidney damage, and finally leads to Kidney Failure in which dialysis or kidney transplant is needed.

How to deal with exophytic cyst in the upper pole of left kidney?

If the cyst is less than 2cm and cause no symptoms, you need no treatment. You can just leave it alone and live a normal life as usual. However, I recommend you keep a healthy diet, avoiding spicy and greasy foods that can stimulate the growth of the cyst.

If the cyst is larger than 3-5cm, it is big enough to cause some symptoms. If you go to see your doctor, he or she possibly prescribe you some medicines to relieve the pain, control high blood pressure, and reduce proteinuria. As for more serious condition like kidney cyst rupture or bleeding. Surgery to drain or remove the cyst may be recommended.

You can indeed have a ease period under this treatment, but you are easy to see the recurrence. That’s because neither medicines nor surgery can solve the underlying problem, namely, improve the kidney function. You need more natural and effective treatment. You can leave a message below or contact our experts online for free help.

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