How much do you know about kidneys? And how can various kidney diseases affect kidney size? Here we will take kidney size 7.7cm for an example to help you learn about the efficient kidney disease treatments.
The normal kidney size
The 'typical' size of an adult human kidney is about 10 to 13 cm (4 to 5 inches) long, about 5 to 7.5 cm (2 to 3 inches) wide and 2 to 2.5 cm (1 inch) thick. It should be noted that the kidney size levels mentioned here relates to adult humans, over the age of 20 years.
What kidney size 7.7cm tell?
Obviously, kidney size 7.7cm is smaller than the normal levels. Many chronic renal conditions can cause the kidney to decrease in size (known as atrophy) over a period of time. Chronic glomerulonephritis, alport syndrome and hypertensive nephrosclerosis are examples of conditions which may cause atrophy. Once atrophy affects kidney function, various symptoms including kidney pain, protein in urine, blood in urine, swelling, high blood pressure, poor appetite, nausea and vomiting, etc will appear. There must be a certain reason causes your kidney size 7.7cm? You are welcomed to tell us more by the way you like to see what medical advises our experts will give.
Can kidney size 7.7cm recover?
Well, we have to say the answer is No, that is to say, the kidney size can not be increased. But the application of Chinese medicine therapies in the clinic can help the case stop the continue loss in kidney function and avoid dialysis and kidney transplant.
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, oral Chinese herbal medicine, foot bath and medicated bath can help achieve the following functions: expand blood vessels and improve blood circulation, thus improving ischemia and hypoxia state of kidney; remove blood stasis and immune complexes out of body, this blocking renal fibrosis; anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation, offering kidneys nutrients and promoting DNA replication of damaged inherent cells, thus repairing kidney damage and increasing GFR level further. In that case, dialysis and kidney transplant can be effectively avoided.
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