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How Serious Is A Cyst on the Kidney

2014-11-26 10:35

How Serious Is A Cyst on the KidneyKidney cyst is a common phenomenon and can be found in many people after 50 years old. How serious is a cyst on the kidney?

Gets facts on kidney cyst

Kidney cyst is a fluid-filled sac. It has two types: simple and complex kidney cyst. In general, simple kidney cyst cause no symptoms and is noncancerous.

Complex kidney cyst has a irregular lining of walls and inner shape. It can be calcific. It is often found in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).

Symptoms of kidney cyst

If the cyst is small, it causes not symptoms since it has not affected other organs. When it enlarges to more than 3-5cm, it is possibly harmful. The enlarged kidney cyst compress nearby organs, including the kidney itself, resulting in the following symptoms:

1. Dull pain in the lower back

2. Abdominal pain

3. High blood pressure

4. Foamy or bloody urine

5. Frequent and urgent urine, especially at night.

In rare cases, a kidney cyst can cause damaged kidney function, kidney stone. However, if it ruptures or get infected, it may bring more serious problem such as:

1. Urinary tract infection

2. Chill or fever

3. Hematuria

4. Sepsis

5. Acute Renal Failure

To sum up, whether a kidney cyst is serious depends on the specific condition. You can email you test report to us at and we can give you some suggestions.

Treatment for a kidney cyst

If the cyst is small can cause no issues for you, you need not to take any measures. However, if the cyst gets very large and has become a annoying thing that disturb your normal life, you should be concerned.

Treatment for a kidney cyst can include a healthy diet and medications.

1. A healthy diet. You should avoid salty foods as well as protein-rich foods. Caffeinated beverages or snacks are also bad choices. However, some high-quality protein foods and fresh fruits and vegetables are recommended.

2. Medications

In this case, I recommend you to take natural Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) or some safe therapies like Cycle Therapy, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, and Immunotherapy. If you want to know more details, you can leave a message below.

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