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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.

What Causes PKD Cysts to Rupture

2015-06-27 03:27

What Causes PKD Cysts to RupturePolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) causes numerable cysts on kidneys. These fluid-filled sacs can grow very big and rupture. What are the causes of PKD cysts rupture?

Why do kidney cysts rupture?

In general, when the kidney cysts grow bigger than 5 cm, they have the risk of rupture. They may rupture on their own due to big pressure around the cysts when they press nearby tissues.

Some outside forces such as strong exercise, body clash or bending movements. That’s why Polycystic Kidney Disease patients are recommended to avoid strenuous exercise.

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What are the symptoms of kidney cyst rupture?

● Back pain. Kidney cyst rupture causes sharp pain in the back, sides or even abdomen.

● Blood in urine.

● Kidney infection. When the fluid flows out, it may causes infection. As a result, Polycystic Kidney Disease patients may have fever, chills or painful urination.

● Sepsis. If left untreated, kidney cyst fluid may pollute the blood, causing sepsis.

If you have any problem listed above, call your doctor immediately or contact with our doctor online directly.

How to treat kidney cyst rupture?

● Antibiotic

Medicine is necessary sometimes if kidney cyst rupture causes infections. Antibiotic is the first step to control infections. But you should be very careful about the dosage in case of side effects.

● Herbal medicines

Unlike over-the-counter medicines that can only relieve symptoms, traditional Chinese herbs can shrink kidney cyst as well as improve kidney function.

Commonly used methods are Maikang composition, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath and Foot Bath. They are all external applications and are very natural for patients.

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