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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Learn More about Shrinking Kidney Prognosis

2014-02-28 10:51

Learn More about Shrinking Kidney PrognosisShrinking kidney, also called atrophic kidney, is one condition in which kidney’s size is smaller than the normal size. In most cases, shrinking kidney is one sign of inborn deficient or renal insufficiency. What is shrinking kidney prognosis? Can patients live with atrophic kidney safely?

Shrinking kidney indicates a gradual loss of kidney functioning tissues and nephrons. Many factors can result in this condition. From the above content, we have known congenital defect and end stage kidney disease are two common causes. No matter which is the root cause, shrinking kidney can affect kidney’s normal function largely.

Healthy kidneys can filter out extra fluid, waste products and toxins, maintain electrolyte balance and regulate blood pressure successfully. However, as kidneys shrink, they will fail to do their work. Then, patients will experience more and more symptoms and problems that include:

- High blood pressure

- Swelling in legs, ankles, feet, hands and around face

- Fatigue due to renal anemia and deposits of toxins

- Hematuria, either gross hematuria or microscopic hematuria

- Severe back pain

- Skin itching

All of these problems can affect patients’ life quality largely. Finally, shrinking kidneys may progress to kidney failure. Therefore, we can know shrinking kidney prognosis isn’t as good as we expect. To improve patients’ prognosis, some effective treatments should be taken.

First of all, we should know no matter what is the root cause of shrinking kidneys, lack of blood and oxygen supplement is the direct inducement. Based on this cause, we would like to introduce Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy for these patients.

With therapeutic effects of anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and increasing the blood flow into kidneys, this therapy is able to normalize blood circulation and supplement enough blood and oxygen to kidney inherent cells. Therefore, this therapy can make damaged but not necrotic kidney cells become alive and fresh again. That’s to say, kidneys are stopped shrinking successfully. To learn more about this therapy, you can click Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy or consult our online doctor directly.

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