Talking with patients who have Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), you will find most of them have a complaint of kidney pain or flank pain. If you also have this headache, you had better make clear what causes your kidney hurts and then accept corresponding treatments.
How does Polycystic Kidney Disease cause kidney hurts?
As we all know, kidneys are located in abdominal cavity and adjacent to many other organs, and there is nerve system within these organs. Polycystic Kidney Disease is one disease characterized by a lot of sac-fluid cysts in kidneys. With the increase of number and size of these kidney cysts, they will compress their surrounding kidney tissues and other organs. Then, kidney area becomes painful easily.
In addition to enlarged kidney cysts, some other conditions may also be reasons of kidney pain, and they are associated with PKD renal cysts, including, urinary tract infections, kidney cyst rupture and kidney stone. Therefore, it is necessary for you to find out the cause of your kidney hurts before taking any treatment. Many tests can help you find the answer, and have a consultation with online doctor to see what tests you need to do.
How to stop kidneys from hurting for PKD patients?
The treatment should depend on the cause.
If it is due to urinary tract infections, drink enough water and cranberry juice. With hematuria, you have to get more rest in bed. Even in some cases, patients need to take antibiotics.
If it is due to kidney stone, surgery and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are two treatment options. Surgery is good at removing large kidney stone, while TCM is often used to deal with small kidney stone by dissolving and eliminating it via urine.
If it is due to enlarged kidney cysts or cyst rupture, it is necessary to shrink all kidney cysts timely. Micro-Chinese Medicine Hot Compress Therapy is taken to drain sac fluid and inhibit the secretion of cystic epithelial lining cells, so it does help to shrink kidney cysts, soften patients’ abdomen and ease their kidney pain effectively.
According to the cause of your kidney pain, you can choose one effective treatment to improve your condition and slow the progress of PKD. Anything unclear, you can contact us by leaving a message below or sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org.