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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.

Why Do People with PKD Have Swollen Kidney

2013-05-21 14:55

Even though not all people with Polycystic Kidney Disease are tested out swollen kidney, some indeed have this healthy problem. Making clear the causes of swollen kidney in PKD is for the sake of these patients’ overall health.

Why do some people with PKD have swollen kidney?

Swollen kidney is also known as hydronephrosis that can be due to the following factors:

● Big kidney cysts

● A blockage from a kidney stone

● Infections of the urinary system

● Drugs: painkillers and antibiotics

● Toxic chemicals and heavy metals

Since swollen kidney in different patients is due to different causes. Before taking treatment, making an accurate diagnosis is very necessary. After a diagnosis, patients should take relative treatment as soon as possible to prevent more severe problems.

Treatment options

General treatment: It is relatively easy to control your condition, if your swollen kidney is caused by the later three factors, because correct medications and a healthy diet can be helpful. For more information about these medications and diet plan, you can consult the online kidney experts.

Foods: Some foods are proven to be the natural medicines to deal with swollen kidney. For example, juice of radish 250ml given 2 or 3 times one daily is helpful.

Ayurvedic medicines: They, combining massage, are mainly used to ease patients’ symptoms such as blood urine, proteinuria, high blood pressure, nausea and vomiting, etc. In addition, these medicines are also conducive for both kidney health and heart health. If you can’t bear the symptoms caused by swollen kidney, ayurvedic is a choice.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy: With the effect of extending blood vessels, softening cystic walls, anti-inflammation, degrading the extracellular matrix, prompting the reabsorption of sac fluid, this therapy is used to shrink patients’ kidney cysts and improve their kidney function. Once the kidneys can work normally again, other healthy problems will be eased spontaneously.

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