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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.

PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) With 17 Percent Function

2015-01-06 01:33

PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) With 17 Percent FunctionPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that can cause formation of groups of cysts on kidneys. These fluid-filled sacs can cause kidney damage. This article is specially about the symptoms and treatments for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients with 17 percent kidney function. Any questions, please email to

What does PKD patients with 17 percentage mean?

This kidney disease is also a progressive disorder with age. When the cysts get enlarged, they will compress nearby organs, including kidney itself. As a result, ischemia and anoxia occur in kidneys. Therefore, kidney tissues are dead due to shortage of oxygen and blood. When there are only 17 percentage kidney function left, it means patients are at Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease, and dialysis is in the near future.


● Swelling: Due to water-retention and high sodium level in the blood, swelling occurs in eyes, hands, legs, feet and ankles.

● Fatigue: Damaged shortage of EPO (erythropoietin) produced by kidneys, anemia occurs. Therefore, patients always have fatigue even after a slight work.

● Back pain: Enlarged kidney cysts compress nearby tissues and stretch kidney capsule, leading to pain in the back, flank, or abdomen.

● High blood pressure: It can either be the consequence or risk of kidney damage. This common complication should be well controlled.

The above listed are the common seen symptoms in Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease patients. If you have any other discomforts, you can consult our doctors online for suggestions. Now, I would like to introduce you some natural therapies in our hospital, Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital.


Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy: As one of the mainly used external application, it can treat Polycystic Kidney Disease by shrinking kidney cyst as well as improving kidney function. That is the most important thing.

Stem Cell Therapy: Stem cells are called “universal cells” since they can differentiate into renal cells that have certain function. Therefore, this therapy is particularly good for restoring normal kidney functioning structure.

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