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Is There Anything to Worry About My 2.4 cm Renal Cortical Cyst

2015-05-15 06:27

Is There Anything to Worry About My 2.4 cm Renal Cortical CystWhether there are something to worry about kidney cyst depends on the size and nature of cyst. As for 2.4 cm renal cortical cyst, you should be concerned, since many people with similar condition complains about symptoms.

Overview of renal cortical cyst

“cortical” refers to the location of cyst. If the cyst forms in the cortex of kidneys, it is called “renal cortical cyst”.

A kidney cyst is a fluid-filled sac. According to the internal structure, it is classified into complex kidney cyst and simple kidney cyst. The two types of kidney cysts have different prognosis. Therefore, you’d better to confirm the nature of your kidney cyst, since complex ones always have a risk of being cancerous. Any questions, please email to us at or leave a message below. Our doctor on duty will help you and reply you as soon as possible.

Possible symptoms of 2.4 cm renal cortical cyst

-Back pain. This is the most common symptoms of a big kidney cyst. Pain is usually constant and dull. But kidney infection can result in severe and sharp pain.

-Blood in urine. It has a medical term, hematuria. A large kidney cyst will press nearby tissues, causing tiny blood vessels to burst. A kidney cyst rupture is another cause of hematuria.

-Impaired kidney function (rare). It is rare that a 2.4 cm renal cortical cyst cause impaired kidney function. In general, a very large or complex kidney cyst is more likely to damage kidney tissues.

Treatment for 2.4 cm renal cortical cyst

Traditional Chinese herb is very safe for patients. More over, herbal medicines can shrink kidney cyst as well as protect kidney function, which over-the-counter medicines cannot achieve. Maikang composition and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy are commonly used for kidney cyst patients. Welcome your consultation!

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