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Stages of Kidney Cysts

2014-11-10 03:29

Stages of Kidney CystsKidney cyst is a common type of kidney disease. It has two types: simple and complex kidney cyst. Generally speaking, it develops slowly. In clinic, based on the severity of kidney cyst, this disease is divided into four stages, which are as follows.

Four Stages of kidney cyst

Stage 1: At this stage, no obvious symptoms occur. Patients can only find kidney test in a ultrasound or CT test occasionally.

Stage 2: This stage is characterized by some common symptoms such as high blood pressure, enlarged kidneys and cyst, lower back pain, flank pain or abdominal pain. These symptoms might be the reason why people want to do a test so that they find cysts on the kidneys.

Stage 3: It is called “Renal Insufficiency Period”, which means the kidneys have been attacked by the cyst and lose some of the function of regulating blood pressure and maintaining water balance. At this stage, serum creatinine and BUN (blood urea nitrogen) greatly elevate.

Stage 4: End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). It is characterized by GFR(glomerular filtration rate) less than 15ml/min. The kidneys are severely damaged, and needs dialysis immediately.

Treatments for shrinking kidney cyst

● Medicines

Medicine cannot shrink kidney cyst but they are necessary for controlling some symptoms. Antibiotics, hypertensive drugs or diuretics may be prescribed. You should consult your doctor to avoid nephrotoxic medicines.

● Surgery

In some cases, kidney cyst can cause infection when it ruptures or bleeds. As a result, acute problem such as high fever, repeated urinary tract infection, hematuria may occur. At this time, surgery is necessary.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

Compared with oral medicines and surgery, this therapy is more natural because it is an external application. More important, it can shrink kidney cyst from the root, namely, improving kidney function.

Based on nearly 30 years of clinic practices, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is very effective and safe for kidney cyst patients. If you want to know more about this therapy, you can leave a message below or consult our doctors online directly.

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