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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.

Kidney Failure And Urinary Tract Infection

2013-11-19 14:35

Kidney failure patients are more likely to develop urinary tract infection than others. Urinary tract infection refers to the infection in urinary tract. Read on and find how kidney failure and urinary tract infection are connected.

Most urinay tract infections are caused by bacteria that live in the bowel. The urinary tract has several systems to prevent infection. The points where the ureters attach to the bladder act like one-way valves to prevent urine from backing up toward the kidneys, and urination washes microbes out of the body.

How kidney failure and urinary tract infection are assoicated?

Kidney failure refers to the kidneys fail to function well. Kidneys work to remove the waste products and excessive water. When kidneys are damaged, the waste products will build up and cause many symptoms.

Urinary tract infection is a common symptom of kidney failure. Why? Actually, most kidney failures are caused by immune disorder. It was reported that 95% of cases with kidney failure are caused by immune system disease.

The immune system, which is made up of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs, defends people against germs and microorganisms every day. Each one has a natural immune system to prevent the virus attack your body. However, in patients with immune system disorder, the immune system will mistakenly releases certain anti-body to attack own body tissues. When the anti-bodies deposits in the kidney tissues, it will cause damage on the kidneys. Without a good control, the kidney damage will develop into kidney failure.

If you happen to be a person with immune system disorder, you will be at a higher risk to develop infections, such as urinary tract infection.

Good news is that certain herbs help alleviate the urinary tract infection caused by kidney failure naturally. If you have any problems, you can email to for a reply.

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