How Long Can People with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Live
As a human being, when we diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), we always feel depressed and then eager to know how long can we live. Some people may receive treatment blindly just because they want to get recovery quickly so as to live a longer life. Well then, how long can a person with PKD live on earth?
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First, I would like to explain that PKD is a hereditary disease and it is possible for us to stop it from appearing, but we can do something to delay its occurrence or control its development. Then how long a person with PKD can live on earth? Actually, it is difficult for us to tell the exact answer, because the survival time of a person with PKD has close relationship with the severity of their disease and their treatment. That is to say, if people with PKD receive effective treatment as early as possible, then it is quite possible for them to live a full life with PKD.
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PKD is a genetic disease, so once you found one of your family members has this disease, and then you should go to do examination to find out whether you have this disease as well. Moreover, even if you are diagnosed with PKD, you should not be anxious and worried as some people with PKD may have no symptoms throughout their life. Thereby if you are also in this case, then it is not necessary for you to receive treatment. However, for some people with PKD, their cysts may enlarge at a very high speed and then run to end stage of renal failure. Under this circumstance, if people do not receive any treatment, they usually can not live a long time.
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Therefore, although PKD is an intractable disease, by receiving effective and timely treatment, people are likely to live a full life with their disease. the lifespan of people with PKD depends on their illness condition, so if you want to know the exact condition, please tell us more about your disease by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or consult our consultant online, we will try our best to help you.