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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.

Is Protein Urine a Sign of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

2013-04-04 13:34

Is Protein Urine a Sign of Polycystic Kidney DiseasePolycystic Kidney Disease is an inherited kidney disorder, so it is usually passed from parents from children. If one of parents has this disease, the children must pay more attention to the symptoms of PKD, because the earlier they get treatment, the better their condition. Among these symptoms, protein urine is very common. Is protein urine a sign of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)?

Yesterday, a mother of 12-year-old son said to me “my husband died of PKD, so did several members of his family. Now my son who is only 12 years old has been diagnosed with protein in his urine. He takes anti-hypertensive agents and goes to the bathroom frequently. Do you think this is a sign of PKD?”. I believe many other people are also faced with this problem, so today I am here to give an answer in detail.

Is protein urine a sign of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)?

High blood pressure, proteinuria, frequent urination at night, blood urine, back pain all contribute to PKD symptoms. Most often, patients who have PKD can live without any symptoms for several decades. According to clinical researches, about 60% of PKD patients have high blood pressure by age 20-30, while about 50% of these patients have kidney failure by age 60. If the person has relative who has PKD and he also has one or more symptoms the above mentions, he should take a examination as soon as possible to determine whether he has PKD. Therefore, we can know protein urine can be a sign of Polycystic Kidney Disease.

Accept correct treatment timely

Seeing relatives die of Polycystic Kidney Disease makes many people fear once they have the above symptoms. In fact, correct treatments and healthy diet are able to make them live as long as others. In recent years, more and more PKD patients prefer to use Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. Hope it can also help you.

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