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Can Kidney Cyst Be Removed by Diet

2014-12-02 15:02

Can Kidney Cyst Be Removed by DietCan kidney cyst be removed by diet? Absolutely no. A kidney-healthy diet is just recommended to prevent some symptoms and slow down the growth of kidney cyst.

Here is a general dietary guidance for kidney cyst patients. Any questions, you are welcomed to email to us at

Diet suggestions

● Low-sodium diet

Your kidneys help remove excess fluid from the body. When kidney cyst disrupt this function, fluid builds up in the body, leading to high blood pressure and swelling. A low-sodium diet is necessary when kidney cysts cause symptoms of kidney failure. In that case, people with kidney cyst are recommended to avoid salty foods like pickles, sausage, fast food, bacon, frozen dinner, and canned soups, etc. On the contrary, fresh vegetables and fruits are recommended.

● Protein. High protein intake will produce many wastes that will burden the kidneys. When the kidneys are damaged by enlarged kidney cyst, they are unable to remove protein by-products from the body, which leads to accumulation of toxic substances. However, high-quality of protein foods like egg white, fish, milk, and lean meat are good choices.

● Low-fat and high-fiber diet

It is beneficial for control blood pressure, which is a common complication of kidney cyst. Your diet should contain plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

Treatment to remove kidney cyst

● Percutaneous Aspiration

During this surgery, the surgeon some special instruments to drain the cyst, and then injecting solution that contain alcohol to harden the cysts.

● Laparoscopic decortication

Laparoscopy and cyst removal is the treatment of choice for most patients with numerous or very large cysts. Small surgical instruments are used to open the cyst, and a large portion of the wall is removed.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

It is an external application innovated from traditional Chinese herbs. The effective ingredients can permeate into kidney lesions directly to inhibit the secretion of cyst fluid and speed up the discharge of wastes by improving blood circulation.

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