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4.1 cm Renal Cyst: Is There a Need to Operate

2015-01-22 02:02

4.1 cm Renal Cyst: Is There a Need to Operate4.1 cm renal cyst or kidney cyst is very large and can cause some symptoms. Is there a need to operate? Surgery indeed can help kidney cyst patients to alleviate some symptoms but not every one is suitable for this method.

When a surgery is needed for kidney cyst patients?

Generally speaking, when the kidney cyst enlarges to 3-5 cm, they will cause some symptoms such as back pain, flank pain, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, urinary tract infection, high blood pressure, protein or blood in urine, and frequent urgent urination.

Your doctors may prescribe some medicines to relieve some symptom. However, in some cases, medicines cannot control the condition. Then, you might be suggested to take a surgery.

Two types surgeries for kidney cyst

Two common types surgery include Percutaneous Aspiration and Laparoscopic Decortication. The cystic fluid can be drained out or the active parts of kidney cyst is removed to reduce the pressure on other organs.

Kidney cyst patients can get a fast relief by this method. Yet, these two methods have their own disadvantages.

Considerations of surgery

On one hand, patients who take this process has a risk of getting infection. On other hand, people are easy to see the recurrence of kidney cyst within 6 months to 2 years.

Natural remedies for 4.1 cm kidney cyst

Except over-the-counter medicines and surgery, there are some natural remedies for kidney cyst patients. In our hospital, Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital, we treat kidney disease mainly by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). They are processed and made into several external applications. These traditional Chinese herbs can improve blood circulation and repair damaged renal tissues. As a result, the cystic fluid can be absorbed and discharged by the kidneys effectively and naturally.

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