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Kidney Cyst: What Kind of Symptoms Will Patients Present

2013-09-13 11:17

high blood pressure and kidney cystFor patients with Kidney Cyst, they rarely present symptoms when the cysts are less than 4cm. But the cysts can grow with age, when the cysts grow too big, they will oppress the adjacent kidney tissues and structures and lead to some symptoms:

1. High blood pressure

When there is too much oppression on kidneys, the supply of blood will be insufficient and the secretion of renin will be elevated.

Study shows that 50% patients will present high blood pressure when their kidney functions are normal. When there is decline of kidney functions, the risk of having hypertension will be higher than before.

2. Back pain or abdominal pain

Sometimes, patients will feel pain in the ribs, the lower back and the abdomen. And it can be a major reason for patients to see a doctor.

3. Various infections, such as urinary tract infections

When the cysts grow too big, the renal cyst can be ruptures. If the ruptured renal cyst is associated with infections, such as urinary tract infections, the illness condition will be worsen. For more information about the relation between ruptured cyst and infection, you can consult our online doctor directly.

4. Hematuria(blood in urine)

Due to continuous enlargement, there will be ruptured cyst and blood in urine. And the hematuria can be microscopic hematuria or gross hematuria. Patients presenting this symptom should be very careful in daily life, for example, use slings rather than belts, avoid strenuous exercises and overstrain, so that they can prevent further deterioration of renal functions.

Presenting the above symptoms doesn’t indicate that you have kidney cysts. You can choose to talk about it with your doctor, because they can also be signals of other health problems, so that he can give you some guidances.

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