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PKD & Kidney Cysts

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.

Polycystic Kidney Disease and Kidney Enlargement

2013-04-22 11:24

Polycystic Kidney Disease and Kidney EnlargementKidney enlargement is an abnormal kidney condition in which kidney is larger than its normal size. It is a visible symptom of Polycystic Kidney Disease and usually occurs when illness condition progresses to advanced stage.

How does Polycystic Kidney Disease cause kidney enlargement?

Polycystic Kidney Disease is a genetic kidney disorder which can cause formation of countless fluid collection in kidney. These fluid collection is clinically called cyst and they enlarge over time. In early stage of Polycystic Kidney Disease, there might be only several cysts in kidney, but with the progression of illness condition, more and more cysts will appear in kidney. What is worsen, these cysts become larger and larger. Finally, when kidneys are filled with cysts, kidney enlargement occurs. Besides, without timely and effective control, kidney enlargement will become more and more seriously and at last, the two kidneys may take up the whole enterocoelia, which make their abdomen get bigger than others.

How to deal with kidney enlargement in Polycystic Kidney Disease?

For Polycystic Kidney Disease patients with kidney enlargement, they are running high risk for kidney cyst rupture which always brings symptoms like back pain and blood urine. Usually, in such a case, patients need to avoid drastic physical exercises and movements which may cause knock on their back, abdomen or need them to twist their waist.

Besides, in Polycystic Kidney Disease, kidney enlargement occurs because of enlarged kidney cysts, so shrinking cysts will be essential. At present, only surgery and Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be applied to deal with big cysts in kidney. Surgery shows quick and obvious treatment effects, as it treats PKD by cutting off the big cysts. However, the problem for this treatment option is small kidney cysts enlarge quickly when large kidney cysts are removed. In this light, surgery is not a long-term solution. Different from surgery, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy shrinks kidney cyst by reducing cystic fluids inside the cyst. What is more, it can treat all the kidney cysts at the same time. Also, compared with surgery, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy shows effects slowly, it is more preferable for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients owing to its natural characteristic and long-term treatment effects. As long as kidney cysts are shrunk effectively, kidney enlargement is remitted successfully.

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