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Causes, Sizes and Prognosis of Kidney Cyst

2014-05-22 03:50

Causes, Sizes and Prognosis of Kidney CystKidney cyst, is also known as renal cyst. It is a common disorder in the kidneys and characterized by fluid sacs collection located in the kidneys. There are two types of kidney cyst: simple kidney cyst and complex kidney cysts. When there are multiple cysts on the kidneys, they are harmful to kidney function because they are able to make kidneys become enlarged and reduce kidney function. Therefore, a good knowledge of causes, sizes and prognosis of renal cyst plays a solid foundation to prevent and deal with renal cyst.

Causes of kidney cysts

So far, a lot of studies have been put on the causes of renal cysts and there is no consensus. There can be congenital factors as well as infections and toxins.


Infections in any part of the body will enter into the kidneys easily through blood circulation. In this case, infections will destroy the internal environment and they are likely to cause the growth of kidney cysts.


Toxins are the reasons of gene mutation and congenital dysplasia. The accumulation of toxins in the body not only can damage many organs and systems, but also might be life-threatening. Toxins can come from some certain medicines and drugs.

Sizes of kidney cysts

Startlingly, some kidney cysts’ sizes are more than 10cm. In fact, if your kidney cyst is more than 3cm, certain medications or surgery is needed.

Prognosis of kidney cysts

Prognosis of kidney cysts is critical to prevent worsening of illness condition. The things we can do are to shrink renal cysts, avoid cystic rupture and improve kidney function. To achieve these goals, here we will recommend a healthy diet and Hot Compress Therapy to you.

A healthy life style

Proper diets can help slow down the growth speed of renal cysts and control illness condition. In normal conditions, a low-salt, a low amount but high-quality protein, high-vitamins, more vegetables and fruits can be suggested for renal cysts patients.

Hot Compress Therapy

This therapy aims to shrink renal cysts through putting some effective Chinese medicines on the shenshu acupoint. And according to clinical practices, it has achieved great success on managing and treating kidney diseases.

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