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9mm Kidney Cyst, Lose Protein and Blood in Urine

2014-12-29 15:10

9mm Kidney Cyst, Lose Protein and Blood in Urine9mm kidney cyst is a small size renal cyst, and usually cause no symptoms. However, it is not so absolute. In rare cases, people see protein and blood in urine with 9mm kidney cyst. If so, what are the causes?

Possible symptoms of kidney cyst

In general, if the cyst enlarges very large (3-5cm), it starts to cause some symptoms such as back pain, flank pain, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, high blood pressure, protein or blood in the urine and fatigue, and so on. These problems may also attack people with small kidney cyst. Any other problems, please email to to consult our doctors.

How does protein and blood in urine occur?

Protein in urine (proteinuria): Protein is a useful substance, and most of proteins will be reabsorbed by the kidneys. When kidney cyst compress and damage kidneys, proteins cannot be fully reabsorbed, thus leading to excess protein leakage in the urine.

Blood in urine (hematuria): There are arteries on the walls of cyst. When the cyst is under pressure due to the oppression, it has a risk of rupture. When these tiny blood vessels burst, blood flow out with urine. Then, people with kidney cyst will see red, dark brown or cola-colored urine, which is hematuria.


Whether there are symptoms or not, kidney cyst should draw your attention. There are a lot of things that can be done to slow down the growth of kidney cyst and avoid potential damage on kidney functions. For that purpose, kidney cyst patients are required to avoid spicy foods such as hot peppers, alcohol and caffeine-contained beverages. Fruits and vegetables that are rich in vitamins and fibers are conducive for kidney cyst patients.

Beside, patients should avoid strenuous activities in case of body clash that can cause kidney cyst burst. However, some mild exercise such as swimming, walking, biking, Tai Chi and Yoga are still OK.

Some Chinese herbal tea may also be helpful. Dandelion, nettle, corn silk and uva ursi are good choices. Consult our doctors online for suggestions about dosage.

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