Kidney Cyst Diagnosis

A renal cyst found in a physical examination? Don't be afraid, the doctor teaches you to understand it!

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2018-05-15 11:58

A renal cyst found in a physical examination? Don't be afraid, the doctor teaches you to understand it!

In the daily, many people find that they have renal cysts in routine physical examination, and among those consultation, not a few people have renal cysts as well.

What on earth are kidney cysts? What effect do they have? How to treat them correctly?

Renal cyst is the general term for the presence of different sizes of cystic mass, which is not connected with the outside world. It is benign.

Generally, kidney cysts are divided into three types.

Generally, kidney cysts are divided into three types.

1. Adult renal cysts

This is a congenital disease. There is fluid in the cysts. You can not see them when they are very small. But they can grow to several centimeters large. This disease is also called polycystic kidney disease (PKD). it is characterized by increased urination at night, back pain, high blood pressure, etc. Urine tests can detect blood urine, a small amount of proteinuria, etc. There is a high possibility for you to slowly progress into chronic renal failure.

2. Simple kidney cyst

Generally, kidney cysts are divided into three types.

 

There is one or several cyst cavities of different sizes that do not communicate with the outside in the kidneys, most of which are unilateral. A simple renal cyst may be due to congenital anomalies.

3. Acquired kidney cyst

It occurs only after getting uremia or starting dialysis, and it is not related with age, but the time of hemodialysis. According to relevant literature, the majority of patients who have done dialysis for over 3 years have cysts. And some cysts can get infected or even become cancerous.

How to treat kidney cysts?

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Do not be panic when you find yourself with a kidney cyst.

The first thing you need to know is the number and size of the cyst. The second thing is to check whether there is oppression feeling, infection and other complications.

If it is a simple renal cyst, there is not need to be overly nervous. What you should do is to regular checkups. Because when you grow older, the incidence increases, especially for men over 50 years old. Those cysts are benign and usually do not cause any symptoms, so no treatment is required.

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You need to go to hospital for further checkups so as to ensure whether it is PKD when you find your kidney cysts:

-Age is less than 40 years old, and bilateral renal cysts ≥3.

-Age is 40-59 years old, kidney cysts on one kidney is ≥2.

-Age is over 60, kidney cysts on one kidney is ≥ 4.

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If it is PKD, it may be more difficult to treat, because there is no effective treatment for it. It is mainly to improve lifestyle to prevent the further enlargement of renal cysts. For example, avoid coffee and chocolate, drink plenty of water, frequent urination, prevent infections, etc. If you have high blood pressure, you should control it strictly. Moreover, avoid overexertion and force on your abdomen. If there is bleeding, infection and concurrent stones, it is necessary for you to visit the department of urology or nephrology in time. You can also do surgeries to drain the cysts. If you like conservative treatment, you can try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, a traditional Chinese medicine.

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