When people get Polycystic Kidney Disease, numerous cysts in various sizes will occur in both his kidneys. Some of the cysts are open to each other which will lead to the enlargement of kidneys. The swelling kidneys cause pressure on the kidney parenchyma, leading to the damage of kidney functions until Chronic Kidney Failure occurs. Polycystic Kidney Disease can be divided into Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (APKD) and Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD). The onset of Polycystic Kidney Disease is usually after middle age, which is often accompanied with cystic changes in liver, spleen, pancreas, ovary, bones and intracranial aneurysm.
The common clinical manifestations of Polycystic Kidney Disease are:
1. Pain in back or sides: it is the primary symptoms for most patients,
sometimes persistent, sometimes paroxysmal. It will be severer after
2. Hematuria: about half patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease will present
it, which is often gross hematuria without pain.
3. Abdominal mass: patients can feel them on both sides of the belly and they
are in different sizes.
4. High blood pressure: it is often accompanied with dizziness and
5. Kidney Failure: there is obvious abnormality after kidney function
examination with low but fixed urinary specific gravity.
6. About 1/4 patients will present dull pain and even frequent urination and
urgent urination. Patients can diagnose Polycystic Kidney Disease through X-ray,
B-ultrasound or MRI.
Many patients are worrying whether Polycystic Kidney Disease displays atavism
especially for patients who are prepared to have babies. Polycystic Kidney
Disease is a hereditary disease, which will pass through the family of every
generation and there is a equal chance for male and females to get it.
Experts recommend patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease to receive
conventional therapies of Chinese Medicine. The surgery can only release the
complications such as intractable pain, block in pelvis-ureter and empyema.
Although Polycystic Kidney disease can not be cured totally, it can be treated
and prevented so that people can live a normal life with cysts in their
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy treating Polycystic Kidney Disease has
achieved great result. A lot of people have reduced their cysts successfully and
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