Polycystic Kidney Disease is a kind of genetic kidney disease. It is acknowledged that the development of PKD can be divided into five stages.
As PKD is inheritable, patients usually be born with cysts, but the cysts are
too small to be easily discovered. In most cases, the cysts are difficult to be
found before the patients are 20 years old. So if you have a relative who
suffers from Polycystic Kidney Disease, you should go to hospital for a careful
examination as early as possible. Once cysts are discovered, you need pay
attention to their growth.How to shrink Kidney Cyst(Renal Cyst)
Growing stage of Polycystic Kidney Disease
When patients are during 30 to 40 years old, cysts will have a faster growth.
At this period, there is no effective treatment in western medicine, which only
takes symptomatic treatment. However, some traditional Chinese Medicine can stop
or delay the growing of cysts by promoting blood circulation and removing blood
stasis. In this period, traditional Chinese medicine can play a key role in
prolonging patients’ life.
Enlargement stage of Polycystic Kidney Disease
In patients’ forties, cysts will have a further enlargement. Cysts of this
period are over 4cm but have no diabrosis. A lot of clinical symptoms will
appear, such as lumbago, proteinuria(Proteinuria and Kidney Disease), hematuria, and high blood pressure. This
is a crucial period for treatment through combing traditional Chinese medicine
and western medicine. Chinese medicine can wipe off the cystic fluid and make
cysts shrink.How to Shrink the Cyst With Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)
Diabrosis stage of Polycystic Kidney Disease
If cysts continue to grow, they may burst under some influence of external
causes. In such conditions, patients need to be hospitalized immediately. Pay
attention to the control of infection, as well as avoid ichorrhemia and acute
deterioration of renal function.Can PKD Patient Use Aspirin in Case of Back pain and Headache
End Stage Renal Disease(ESRD) stage of Polycystic Kidney Disease
This stage usually need peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis, as renal
function is seriously damaged. In this period, patients with Polycystic Kidney
Disease lose most of their renal function.Is It Normal that PKD Patients Have Daily Nausea
If you are diagnosed as Polycystic Kidney Disease, you need pay close
attention to the progress of your disease and take effective treatment as early
as possible, in order to prevent it from developing into Uremia.