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Cortical Cyst in Mid Pole of Left Kidney With a Size of 14 *14mm

2014-12-12 03:10

Cortical Cyst in Mid Pole of Left Kidney With a Size of 14 *14mmIt is very common for people to find one several kidney cyst in a test by incident. Cortical cyst in mid pole of left kidney with a size of 14*14mm is usually not so serious, but you should still be concerned.

An overview of renal cortical cyst

A cyst is a fluid-filled sac. Cortical describes its location in the cortex, meaning the outer portion of the kidney. Mid pole is the middle portion of the kidney. Renal cortical cyst is named due to the location.

Is renal cortical cyst measuring 14*14mm serious?

There are different types of cysts. Simple cysts are harmless and may be ignored. Complex cysts range from harmless to cancerous. The features of the cyst will help the radiologist (the doctor interpreting the exam) determine whether the cyst is simple or complex.

No matter which type the renal cortical cyst is, the size of 14*14mm is not so big. However, some patients also complain they are experiencing some symptoms.

Possible symptoms of 14*14mm renal cortical cyst

You might experience dull pain in the lower back and sides. This is also the reason that make people to do a test and find kidney cyst. In rare cases, you may experience nausea, headache, urinary tract infections or high blood pressure. Any problems, please email to us at for our suggestions.

How to manage 14*14mm renal cortical cyst?

If the cyst cause no problems, you can just leave it alone. Meanwhile, please do a regular test to monitor the growth of it, in case of rupture or infection.

In addition, a kidney-friendly diet is helpful for you to prevent some symptoms. Fresh vegetables and fruits are recommended, but alcohol abuse and nephrotoxic medicines should be avoided.

If you want to remove the cyst, a comprehensive treatment is needed. Do not take medicines freely or rely too much on surgery, because both of them cannot help you get rid of kidney cyst forever. If you need suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us. The online service is totally free of charge.

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