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Will Polycystic Kidney Disease Lead to Kidney Failure

2013-08-17 10:11

Will Polycystic Kidney Disease Lead to Kidney FailureWill Polycystic Kidney Disease lead to kidney failure? As for this question, I am sure the answer is “Yes”. Polycystic Kidney Disease which can be shorted as PKD is the most common genetic kidney problem and is said to the forth cause of kidney failure.

Polycystic Kidney Disease causes numerous cysts to grow in the kidneys. These cysts are filled with fluid and when too many cysts grow or when they get too bight, kidney tissues will be affected from working normally. As a consequence, kidney function decreases. Kidney failure is a medical term used to describe a serious kidney condition in which kidneys become unable to sustain patients’ life. For PKD patients, they suffer from kidney failure when their kidney function is serious affected due to cysts in kidney.

For PKD patients, they usually do not experience symptoms until they are in 30 to 40 years old and the the common signs include back pain, enlargement of abdomen, blood urine, elevated blood pressure and frequent urination and so on. As time goes on, when illness develops to kidney failure stage, more discomforts like tiredness, poor appetite, foamy urine, nausea, vomiting, itchy skin and anemia will occur gradually. All these symptoms can be used to have a rought estimate whether Polycystic Kidney has developed to kidney failure stage.

Polycystic Kidney Disease can lead to kidney failure. And clinical date shows about 50 precent of people with PKD will have kidney failure by age 60, about about 60 percent will have kidney failure by age 70. Dialysis or kidney transplant are needed when kidneys are completely damaged due to enlarged and increasing cysts.

Lastly, Polycystic Kidney Disease can lead to kidney failure, but not everyone will certain suffer from kidney problem. A timely and effective treatment is very essential for PKD patients to prevent or delay kidney failure. As for the treatment, Chinese herbs which can help to shrink kidney cysts are recommended. If you are interested in herbal treatment for PKD, you can contact us to get more information: We are glad to share effective treatment method with you.

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