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Father Have PKD and No High BP, I Have High BP and A Cyst

Patient: My father has Polycystic Kidney Disease and is taking dialysis weekly 2
times. He is ok now, but I have high blood pressure. I went for check up, I have blood pressure and a small cyst is there in my kidney. What does it mean?
Best Answer
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Doctor: You are very likely to have developed Polycystic Kidney Disease. Polycystic Kidney Disease is a genetic disease, so since your father is a sufferer, you are more likely to be a sufferer as well compared with others.
At present, what you need to do is that do routine urine test and routine blood test, so as to know whether your kidney functions are affected.
If your kidney functions are impaired, obviously, you are suffering Polycystic Kidney Disease. At that moment, you need to receive effective treatment to get enlargement of cysts controlled. A Good Way to Bring Down High Creatinine in PKD
Enlarged cysts damage our kidneys, as long as we stop cysts from enlarging, kidney damages can be avoided effectively.Treatment for PKD Patient Who Always Have Anemia
Besides, even if your kidney functions are normal after the test, you need to receive examination regularly, so as to know whether your cyst is enlarging. If your cyst enlarges over time, try to stop it as quickly as possible. Otherwise, kidney damages can not be avoided.
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Lastly, high blood pressure sometimes occurs when kidney damages are caused; therefore, go to hospital to found out what causes your high blood pressure. Long-term high blood pressure damage our blood vessels in our kidney, so beside finding the causes of elevated blood pressure, getting your blood pressure controlled is also very important.

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