If the kidney measures 18 x 10 cm, it is much larger than normal size. A large kidney cyst is a symptom of a underlying condition. This article will explain the causes and provides you some pieces of medical advice for patient.
Possible causes of enlarged kidney
Some common illness that may cause this to occur include Polycystic Kidney Disease, a kidney stone and unilateral hydronephrosis. You can send your test to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below. Our doctor on duty will reply you within 24 hours.
Medical advice for large kidney measuring 18 x 10 cm
● Diagnosis.The treatment for an enlarged kidney usually depends on what is causing the enlargement in the first place. Therefore, getting an accurate diagnosis is a crucial first step.
● Medicines. Medicine is sometimes necessary to control some severe symptoms such as back pain, urinary tract infection, high blood pressure or diarrhea, etc. Never take medicines on your own since some of them are nephrotoxic.
● Surgery. Surgery is not a must but may be necessary if some problems is severe and uncontrolled.
● Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Unlike over-the-counter medicines and surgery, traditional Chinese medicines can treat kidney disease by improving renal function. The main function of these herbal medicines is to increase blood circulation and repair damaged renal tissues, thus improving renal function.
Herbal remedies for a enlarged kidney
-Maikang composition. It is one bottle of herbal liquid medicine. Patients need to take it for one to three times a day.
-Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is an external application used on bilateral Shenshu acupoints. With osmotic device, the effective ingredients can permeate into kidney lesions directly.
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