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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.

How Bad Are Enlarged Kidneys for ADPKD Patients

2018-11-04 08:00

Question: I have ADPKD. One kidney is 17cm, and the other one is 16cm. How bad is that?

How Bad Are Enlarged Kidneys for ADPKD PatientsAnswer: Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disease that causes many cysts to grow inside the kidneys. These cysts make the kidneys much larger than they should be and damage the tissue that the kidneys are made of.

The size of the kidney depends on body size. A normal adult male kidney will be at least 11 cm long. A normal adult female kidney will be at least 10 cm long. Yours is almost one and half size of the normal one. If you can not control the growth, your kidneys may enlarge further and oppress organs around, for example, your stomach. And then you will have poor appetite. With the damage of kidney tissues, you will have a lot of symptoms such as back pain, swollen belly, breathing problems, headaches, blood urine, nausea, vomiting, etc. At last, to reduce the influence of big kidneys on your whole body, you may have to do surgeries to remove them. Without kidneys, dialysis will be a must. That is really a bad thing, right?

Treatment to shrink kidney cysts for PKD patients

In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is often applied into PKD treatment. This is an external application of herbal medicine. With the help of osmosis devices, the active ingredients of medicine can be transported into polycystic kidneys directly to take effect. They can restrain the abnormal activity of renal tubular epithelial cells and lining cells to stop the cysts from growing further. They can also increase the permeability of cyst wall and pressure difference inside and outside so that fluid can be drawn out and be transported out of body via urine.

After about one week’s treatment, back pain will be relieved.

After about half month’s treatment, you will be energetic. Your high blood pressure will be reduced and stabilized. Other symptoms such as poor appetite, headaches and so on will be relieved as well.

After about one month’s treatment, kidney cysts will shrink, and kidney size will be smaller than before treatment.

As the treatment going on, the effect will be better.

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