Hematuria caused by Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is the common symptom among PKD patients. Only few PKD patients have fewer cysts or bleeding in early stage, Cysts can grow increasingly in the majority of PKD patients’ body, which can arouse cysts rupture and bleeding finally. For cysts growing causes pressure which results in cysts’ wall rupture and bleeding. Bleeding volume is not the same, and over 60% of PKD patients have once bleeding in their life.
Sufferers may have no symptoms or just have abdominal pain, and this pain
becomes severe when the bleeding cysts is not connected with urinary tract.
Hypertension and kidney volume enlargement are the chief reasons. And infection
and stress are prone to induce bleeding in large areas.
General treatment for Hematuria of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
The general treatment includes bed rest and relieving pain. Compared with
Hematuria caused by other Kidney Diseases, it is more challengeable to treat
Hematuria resulting from Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Generally, bleeding
can be stanched after taking treatment for 4-8 days.
But Hematuria reoccurs soon. This is especially common among PKD patients who
suffer from anemia. The more times patients have Hematuria, the higher incidence
End Stage Kidney Disease attack. Hence, to treat PKD Hematuria, patients need to
take treatment from many aspects.
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