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Is a Kidney Cyst Dangerous

2015-05-24 06:40

Is a Kidney Cyst DangerousA kidney cyst is a fluid-filled sac that can grow with age. It is common that a simple kidney cyst attack people over 50 years. Is a kidney cyst dangerous? Well then, it depends how big the cyst is and which type of kidney cyst it is.

Two types of kidney cyst

According to the different internal structure, kidney cyst is divided into two types: simple and complex kidney cyst. In general, a simple kidney cyst is asymptomatic and benign. Yet, a complex kidney cyst has calcification and septation within the cyst walls, and may be malignant.

When should you be concerned about the kidney cyst?

Usually, a kidney cyst less than 2 cm will cause no symptoms and people do not know they have it. Back pain may be the first symptoms of an enlarged kidney cyst. Some of them may also have hematuria (blood in urine) or high blood pressure. In some cases, a large kidney cyst interfere with the urine flow. Even a small delay of urine output from kidneys to bladder may result in UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). This problem is characterized by frequent and urgent urination (sometimes painful), fever, chills or blood in urine.

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How to get rid of a kidney cyst naturally?

Traditional Chinese herbs can help you to shrink kidney cyst. They can inhibit the cyst epithelial cells from secreting fluid any more so that the cyst stops growing. Meanwhile, traditional Chinese herbs can increase blood circulation and protect kidney function. Cyst fluid can be reabsorbed into blood vessels and then is discharged by kidneys as urine. Maikang composition and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy are commonly used in our hospital. Any questions, please be free to contact with us.

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