PKD is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts filled with fluid in the kidneys. Urinary tract infections are common among people with ADPKD, and are a particular problem for women. If UTI can not be controlled well, frequent UTIs may worsen kidney function. Then how to manage PKD and urinary tract infections well?
How to treat UTI and prevent it for PKD patients?
In the clinic, any UTI should be treated promptly with appropriate antibiotics. People with ADPKD may need to take a higher dose of antibiotics, and an infection in a cyst is likely to need a longer course of treatment.
Here are some suggestions for PKD patients to prevent UTI: drinking at least two liters of fluid every day (but first check with your doctor in case you are on restricted fluids because of your kidney function); avoiding fluids which can irritate the bladder; wash the genital area before sexual intercourse; Choose underwear made of natural materials such as cotton, and do not wear thongs, which can irritate the urethra; wipe from front to back after urinating or a bowel movement to reduce the chance that bacteria will be transferred to the urethra;
How to treat PKD naturally?
We have mentioned that the cysts can affect kidney function, and PKD has already become a common cause for kidney failure requiring dialysis or kidney transplant in the near future. However, to shrink cysts naturally and help kidneys work again by repairing kidney damage and recovering renal function becomes the only way to treat PKD from the root. Do you agree with it? There is no a cure for PKD, but a normal life without dialysis and kidney transplant still can be expected. Click The Newest PKD Treatment in China: Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy to see why more and more foreign PKD patients come to try this natural treatment.
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