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Causes of Kidney Cyst

2013-08-28 15:45

Causes of Kidney CystKidney Cyst, also known as renal cyst, thin-walled tissues on the kidneys that are usually filled with fluid. The sizes of cysts are different and the majority are of small size.

It usually consists of three categories: simple renal cyst, parapelvic cyst and polycystic kidney cyst.

In most cases, the cysts are always benign and they rarely cause complications. However, Kidney Cysts can be associated with serious disorders. If not controlled well, it may develop into Kidney Failure.

As for the inducing factors , we should pay much attention:

1. Genetic factor

Generally speaking, the occurrence of this disorder has close connection with genes. And male being the risk factor.

2. Infections

When kidneys are infected, the functions of kidneys will be damaged and then lead to the emergence of kidney cyst. And the illness condition will be worsen once there are re-infections. Generally, they include: the upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infection, intestinal infection, skin infection, virus infection and so on.

3. Unhealthy diet

Poor eating habits will increase the risk of kidney cysts. Generally speaking, these habits include: too much or too little diet, greasy diet, malnutrition, etc.

4. Toxins

Kidneys can excrete metabolic products and extra fluids from the body. Too much accumulation of toxins can lead to the pathological changes of kidneys. In serious condition, the illness may be life-threatening.

After the above introduction, we hope that you have formed a basic understanding about its causes. A better prevention for Kidney Cysts will be helpful to you.

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