Can pregnancy cause the attack of Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)? Many young women with PKD ask doctors whether pregnancy can cause the attack of this disease. In clinical, PKD is a type of genetic disease, and it can be divided into autosomal dominant inheritance (ADPKD) and autosomal recessive inheritance (ARPKD), the former is more common in clinical, and it has the characteristic of familial aggregation. Both male and female may have this disease and the morbidity of them are equal, and people of several successive generations may have this disease. Besides, there are various of factors can cause the attack of PKD. Therefore, a lot of precautions need to be done by patients in order to prevent this disease.
Generally speaking, whether pregnancy can cause the attack of this disease,
this question depends on the renal function of pregnant women. At present, there
is still no information proves that pregnancy can accelerate the course of PKD.
However, more than once surely will cause the unfavourable prognosis of pregnant
women who are accompanied with hypertension. And there are 1/4 women attacked by
new onset of hypertension or the original hypertension will aggravate.
Therefore, more than once pregnancy certainly is bad for women who have this
Besides, all of this is for the patients with normal renal function. If
the renal function of patients is abnormal, pregnancy is rather dangerous for
For treatments of PKD, Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital has developed
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, and combines it with the most advanced
nephropathy treatment technology forming the special treatment technology which
has functions of reversing cysts pressure , contracting cysts, repairing and
rebuilding renal function. If PKD patients can control the patient's condition
well, they completely can lead a normal life like common people. If you have any
other questions, please consult our experts on line. It is very important to
control patient's condition in time and protect renal function.