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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.

Is It Necessary to Remove the Polycystic Kidneys

2018-12-18 11:12

Is It Necessary to Remove the Polycystic KidneysPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) causes clusters of cysts to develop within kidneys. With the growth of cysts, kidneys become bigger and bigger. Is it necessary to remove the polycystic kidneys? Read on to learn more information.

When should you have one or both kidneys removed?

-If your damaged kidneys are causing you a lot of pain, and the treatments are not helping, you may be recommended to remove the polycystic kidneys. The pain could be caused by repeated infections or cyst bleeding, etc.

-Your own kidneys are so large that there is not sufficient room for your transplanted kidney. In such a case, one of your kidneys can be removed to create space.

Reasons for not removing the polycystic kidneys

It is not recommended to remove the kidneys unless they are causing serious problems. Even if your damaged kidneys are no longer filtering waste from your body effectively, they might still be removing excess fluid from your body, and so they can still be useful.

Treatment for PKD

If it is unnecessary for you to remove the polycystic kidneys, you need to take treatment to control the growth of cysts and shrink them so as to protect your kidney condition from getting worse. In kidney disease hospital China, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is often used. This is a great innovation of traditional Chinese medicine, which can infiltrate the micronized herbs into polycystic kidneys to take effect. It can dilate blood vessels on cyst wall and speed up blood microcirculation so that fluid can be drawn out. It can also stop the lining cells from secreting cyst fluid. Under these two functions, the cysts will become soft and small. After about one month’s treatment, your cysts will shrink, and symptoms such as back pain, high blood pressure, swelling, proteinuria, hematuria and so on will get under control. With treatment going on, the effect will be effect.

Is it necessary to remove the polycystic kidneys? No, it is not. You should do it depending on your medical condition. For more information on PKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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