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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.

Should A Polycystic Kidney Be Removed

2018-11-16 03:49

Should A Polycystic Kidney Be RemovedPolycystic kidney disease (PKD) causes fluid-filled cysts to form in the kidneys. If too many cysts grow or if they get too big, the polycystic kidney will enlarge and cause a variety of problems. Should a polycystic kidney be removed? Read on to learn more information.

When should a polycystic kidney be removed?

Kidney plays an important role in maintaining the normal function of whole body. 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 helpful. Only when you have the following conditions can remove the kidneys.

-If your damaged kidneys are causing you a lot of pain and other treatments are not helping, you may have to remove them.

-If you are due o have a kidney transplant, but your own kidneys are very large and there would not be sufficient room for your new donor kidney. In such a case, one or both of your own kidneys should be removed to create space.

How to protect kidneys well for PKD patients?

Nephrectomy is a major operation, which has a lot of risks, such as bleeding, problems with the heart or circulation, injury to other organs, infection, the wound reopening, etc. If you could reduce renal cysts and stop them from growing in early stage, it is possible to avoid this surgery. Here we recommend you to try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy.

It is a little different from traditional Chinese medicine, because it is not oral-taking, but external application of herbal medicine. The active ingredients of medicine can be transported into polycystic kidneys to take effect. This treatment can restrain the abnormal activity of renal tubular epithelial cells and lining cells to stop the growth. It can also increase the permeability of cyst wall and pressure difference inside and outside so that fluid can be drawn out, and then renal cysts will become small. The earlier you start treatment, the more kidney function you will protect, and the less possibility for you to avoid dialysis, kidney transplant and surgeries.

Should a polycystic kidney be removed? When they are causing serious problems, one or both kidneys may have to be removed. And then you may have to live on dialysis or wait for kidney transplant. Therefore, you had better take treatment as early as possible to shrink the cysts. For more information on PKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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