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Cyst Rupture In Polycystic Kidney Disease

2013-03-25 14:32

Cyst rupture is a common sign for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients which is marked by enlarging and increasing cysts in kidney and it is especially common among people with big cysts in kidney.

Symptoms of cyst rupture in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic Kidney Disease is a genetic kidney problem and in some cases, patients may feel no obvious discomforts until their illness condition develops to a very serious stage. As time goes by, cysts in PKD will become very large and rupture easily. With cyst rupture, we need to take some measures to avoid unnecessary problems. Symptoms of cyst rupture in Polycystic Kidney Disease include:

1. Blood in urine/hematuria: blood in urine is the most commonly reported sign of ruptured cysts within the kidney. There are tiny blood vessels in cystic wall and when cyst rupture occurs, blood flow out and get out of patient’s body with urine. In mild cases, blood may be undetectable to the naked eyes. However, in serious cases, patients can notice that their urine becomes red, tea-colored or dark-orange. Usually, blood in urine caused by cyst rupture disappear within one week.

2. Back pain: with cyst rupture, Polycystic Kidney Disease patients will feel pain in their kidney location. Besides, another possible cause for pain is cyst rupture which occurs easily among cases with cyst rupture. Therefore, once kidney pain occurs, PKD patients need to found out the root cause of it and then take corresponding medical measures.

How to prevent cyst rupture in Polycystic Kidney Disease?

In cases of Polycystic Kidney Disease, cyst rupture occurs easily when cysts become very large, so it is necessary for patients to shrink cyst. Some therapies are effective in shrinking kidney cysts, like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy which is an external application of Chinese herbs.

Besides, Polycystic Kidney Disease patients also need to avoid movements that need them to twist their waist and some drastic physical exercises that may cause knock on their kidney location.

Avoid foods with lots of protein, sodium and oxalic acid, which may worsen kidney condition and stimulate cysts to enlarge quickly.

Kicking bad living habits like staying up, drinking alcohol and smoking which will cause aggravating Polycystic Kidney Disease patient’s illness condition directly.

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