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Is A 10 cm Cyst on Kidney Serious

2014-02-22 14:19

Is A 10 cm Cyst on Kidney SeriousSimple kidney cyst is filled with clear fluid and sometimes some blood. If kept in small size and not ruptured, kidney cyst won’t cause any problem. However, a 10 cm kidney cyst is nearly as big as our kidneys that must be beyond kidneys’ capacity. Along with this 10 cm kidney cyst, patients must have some symptoms and problems.

Is a 10 cm cyst on kidney bad?

Normally, healthy adults’ kidneys are 10~12cm in length, while 10 cm kidney cyst must have compress the surrounding kidney tissues and adjacent organs. This, in turn, can cause kidney cyst to rupture easily. Then, patients are more likely to develop the following problems.

- Back pain: Enlarged kidney cyst, kidney cyst rupture or urinary tract infections are common reasons.

- Hematuria: It is one sign of kidney cyst rupture and urinary tract infections.

- Enlarged kidney: It is caused by enlarged kidney cyst.

- Kidney damage: Uncontrolled infections and too large kidney cyst both can cause kidney damage.

From the above analysis, we can know a 10 cm cyst on kidney is indeed serious and bad for patients. For this reason, they must take correct treatment immediately.

How to remove 10 cm kidney cyst?

Surgery, either laparoscopic surgery or aspiration, can remove 10 cm kidney cyst directly. With the help of microscope, the doctor uses one long needle to drain sac fluid via puncturing skin. Then, some substances containing alcohol are filled into empty sac for preventing the recurrence of kidney cyst, but it may cause some damage to kidney functioning tissues. From this point, some patients, especially elderly people, refuse to do surgery.

Then, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can also help deal with large kidney cyst. Through increasing the permeability of cystic walls and improving circulatory system, correct Chinese medicines indeed can help drain sac fluid successfully. However, these medicines may work not as quickly as surgery, so patients should have more patience.

Both of these two treatments have their own advantages and disadvantages. No matter which treatment you want to take, you should firstly consult your doctor or doctor online in detail.

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