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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 5 Polycystic Kidney Disease: Symptoms and Treatments

2013-06-06 09:24

Stage 5 Polycystic Kidney Disease refers to end-stage kidney failure caused by PKD. In this stage, patients’ kidney function commonly has lost more than 85%, so various problems and symptoms occur to threaten patients’ life. Well then, correct treatments are needed urgently to ease their symptoms and prolong their life expectancy.

Stage 5 Polycystic Kidney Disease symptoms

We know healthy kidneys are responsible for not only cleansing blood but also keeping electrolyte balance and secreting some hormones. However, once a large part of kidney tissues are damaged, the following symptoms may occur to remind you of accepting prompt treatment.

● High creatinine and BUN level

● High blood pressure

● Back pain

● Skin itching and hurt muscle

● Fatigue, anemia and tiredness

● Urination changes such as blood urine, protein urine and less urine.

● Urinary tract infections

● Poor appetite and sleep quality

If you have one or more symptoms the above mentioned due to your poor kidney function, you should get effective treatment as soon as possible, otherwise your healthy problems may become much more severe.

Stage 5 Polycystic Kidney Disease Treatment

In end stage kidney disease, both kidneys can’t do their work normally, so some kidney replacement therapies. Among these treatments, dialysis and kidney transplant are two common choices. However, no one want to live with this cold machine for all the rest of their life. What’s more, no matched donor, dangers during or after surgery and high cost breaks many patients’ another hope that they want to get a brand new life through kidney transplant.

To help these patients improve their overall health, many kidney experts work together. Fortunately, they create a new treatment, the therapy of blood stasis, in this year. With the help of various blood purification technologies and medicines which have a repairing function, excess wastes both in the blood vessels and sticking to the vascular walls can be eliminated from the body thoroughly. Another benefit of this therapy is to repair damaged kidney tissues. Keeping damaged kidney functioning cells in a clean internal environment and supplying them some medicines, their self-curative ability can be improved largely. Over time, they can recover to work gradually.

Only if your kidney function is increased, you can get rid of dialysis and kidney transplant successfully. Don’t worry! If you want to know more about symptom managements and treatments of stage 5 Polycystic Kidney Disease, welcome to consult our online doctor or leave a message to us.

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