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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 To Treat Urinary Tract Infections For PKD

2013-04-15 11:13

PKD patients often have frequent urinary tract infections. About 50-70% PKD patients will have at least one time urinary tract infection in their lifetime and it is more common among women patients. Nearly 1/3 PKD patients will have urinary tract infections when they begin hemodialysis treatment.

Frequent urinary tract infection can affect the prognosis of PKD, therefore early and proper measures should be sought to prevent and treat it. Effective antibiotics should be used in the early stage to prevent the infection affect the renal cysts or even the kidneys. In case of rupture of renal cysts, a fine needle can be inserted to drain the cyst fluid outside and then inject alcohol to harden the affected tissues. Repeat this for 2-3 times until the infection is well controlled.

Even after kidney transplant, PKD patients are often susceptible to frequent urinary tract infections which will greatly affect the survival rate and life span of the transplanted kidney, therefore carful monitoring, effective prevention and early treatment are very important.

Since the root problem is the continuous enlarged and increased renal cysts in the kidneys, effective treatment should aim at removing or shrinking renal cysts, alleviating urinary tract obstruction so as to treat urinary tract infections from the very root.

From this regard, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a good treatment choice. Certain medicines in this therapy can help prevent and treat urinary tract infection and inflammations in the kidneys. What is more important, it can help gradually shrink all the renal cysts and prevent the formation of new cysts so as to relieve urinary tract infection and other symptoms.

Active ingredients in Chinese medicines can also help regulate immune disorder and immune dysfunction so as to help improve immunity and disease-resistance ability and much lower the risk of various infections.

Chinese medicines are natural and mild and it is a very good choice if you are looking for effective but conservative treatment.

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