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What Does Cortical Cyst in Right Kidney Mean

2013-07-15 11:10

What Does Cortical Cyst in Right Kidney MeanCortical cyst is a sac filled with fluid forming in either one or both of kidneys. Just diagnosed with cortical cyst in right kidney, most of people usually don’t have a clear understanding about it. Today, we are here to tell you the answer.

We know our kidneys are important excretive organ. Renal cortex, the outer part of the kidney, contains mostly nephrons and blood vessels, so this part is responsible to filter blood and remove waste products from the body.

Renal cortical cyst is an abnormal condition in renal cortex, and it is a round or oval sac filled with watery fluid. Generally speaking, they are benign and asymptomatic, because the kidney is a great organ that can still work normally with up to 5 cortical cyst.

If only one or two small cortical cysts in right kidney, the person don’t need any specific treatment because of no healthy problems. However, it doesn’t renal cortical cyst isn’t dangerous at all.

As one cortical cyst grows bigger and bigger, it will compress the surrounding cortical tissues so as to affect kidneys’ filtration function. In this condition, more severe problems may happen without prompt managements. Then, the following symptoms may occur:

● Pain on one side between ribs and hip

● Chills and fever

● Blood in urine or dark urine

● High blood pressure

Once symptoms due to large cortical cyst in right kidney occur, effective treatments to control it are needed urgently.

At present, two treatment options can help deal with large cortical cyst: surgeries such as aspiration and laparoscope, and herbal remedies.

Surgeries are usually used for large symptomatic cortical cyst. Through removing sac fluid from the body, renal cortical cyst can be drained gradually, but it may be filled with fluid again at any time.

Herbal remedies aims at shrink all cortical cysts simultaneously. With herbal medicines, acupuncture, medicated bath, cupping, etc, a systemic herbal therapy is able to deal with these cysts efficiently but may need a little longer time.

No matter how big your cortical cyst is or which treatment you want to take, remember that a healthy diet can help slow down the progression of your condition. Any question about cortical cyst in right kidney, you can consult us.

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