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Is Dangerous If I Have Cortical Renal Cyst

2015-11-30 07:52

Is Dangerous If I Have Cortical Renal CystCortical Renal Cyst, a very common simple kidney cyst, means that a cyst grows on renal cortex area. Most patients do not know its existence until they do some imaging examination. There is a frequent-asked question: is dangerous if I have cortical renal cyst?

Actually, cortical renal cyst’ character is one factor to determine whether it is dangerous or not. Additionally, its size and location are also determining factors.

Though cortical cyst will continue to enlarge, it is a benign kidney disease and will seldom affect kidney functions, therefore if the cyst is not very large or if patients have no obvious symptoms, doctors usually adopt a wait and see attitude and order regular follow-up check to see the growth condition of the cyst

If renal cortical cyst is located in the surface of kidneys and bigger than 3cm, any knock on kidney area and compression from surrounding organs can cause kidney cyst to rupture easily. Then, sac fluid will spread to other organs or systems like urinary tract, resulting in kidney cyst infections. Meanwhile, back pain, hematuria, burning and painful urination, and other symptoms may occur one by one. In this condition, renal cortical cyst may be dangerous!

Well then, how to relieve cortical renal cyst?

If the cyst is larger than 3cm and begins to cause symptoms, doctors often will operate a minor surgery to drain the cyst fluid out with fine needle and then inject alcohol to harden the affected tissues. It has been proved to be effective and quick at relieving symptoms and discomforts, but one concern is high recurrence.

In addition, natural treatments developing from Traditional Chinese Medicine can be safe, natural and effective options, like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Foot Bath, Acupuncture, Medicated Bath, etc. You can email to us at for learning more details or leave a message below directly!

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