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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.

Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) with GFR 20

2014-09-28 03:52

Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) with GFR 20Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that is characterized by a cluster of fluid-filled sacs on both kidneys. The cyst is progressive with age, and is divided into five stages according to the growth of the cyst. Are you diagnosed with Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) with GFR 20?

How serious is Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease with GFR 20?

In the four Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease, the cyst has enlarged to a very big size and is in a great risk of burst. At this stage, patients will experience some symptoms like:

● Pain in the back, flank or abdomen: It is due to the compression of large kidney cyst.

● High blood pressure: Pressure coming from the expansion of kidney cyst. As a result, kidneys are stimulated to secret more hormones that will raise the blood pressure.

● Enlarged kidneys

● Renal dysfunction: GFR 20 is an indicator of severe kidney damage. It means the glomeruli filtration rate has reduced to 20ml/min, failing to filter excessive wastes and toxins adequately. As a result, people may experience elevated serum creatinine and BUN (blood urea nitrogen) level, proteinuria, hematuria, urinary changes, high blood pressure, bone problems, or digestive problems, etc.

These problems may be fatal if you take no treatment.

Treatment for Stage 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease with GFR 20?

You can see from the above mentioned that it is the enlarged kidney cysts that have caused these symptoms. Therefore, to shrink the kidney cyst as well as repair the damaged renal tissues is the key.

You may as well take Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This therapy is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). These chosen Chinese herbs have the function of expanding blood vessels and reducing inflammation so that it can promote blood circulation. Then, kidneys can have enough blood and oxygen for working, so the kidneys can repair themselves to great extent. As long as your kidneys can work normally, kidney cyst can be shrunk and symptoms can be relieved.

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