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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.

Kidney Stones in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

2013-08-30 15:24

Kidney Stones in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) are always detected with kidney stones in urine, as one of its complications. The sizes of kidney stones varies from small to large, and its shapes vary from smooth to irregular. It can pass into the bladder and the ureters.

Kidney stones are especially common in ADPKD. Usually, about 25% patients with ADPKD are affected by kidney stones.

In general, patients will not experience symptoms until a stone moves into the ureters. And in serious condition, surgery might be needed. When it do occur, symptoms may include:

Low back pain, which includes colic pain and dull pain; blood in urine; chills and fever; nausea and vomiting

One kidney stone in your kidneys may increase the risk of having another one in the future. And the following plan on diet might be helpful to your disorder:

Maintain your intake of fluids and avoiding dehydration. (But check with your doctor in case you have been advised to restrict fluids because of your kidney function.)

Eating plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits and obey a low-salt diet.

Pay attention to the supply of calcium and make sure you eat foods that containing calcium, such as dairy products.

Besides, you should realize that this disease is curable and do not be hesitate keep a positive attitude towards life.

If you have been diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease, remember that this disorder is curable when your kidney function is improved, meanwhile keep a positive attitude towards life would also be helpful to your recovery.

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