Enlarged Kidney Treatments

An enlarged kidney can be caused by various reasons: ranging from polycystic kidney disease to hydronephrosis or even the absence of one kidney that causes the remaining one to increase in size. Causes of enlarged kidney disease are various, and accor

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What Is Enlarged Kidney Treatment

2014-04-04 08:02

Can Kidney Shrinkage Cause FatigueAn enlarged kidney can be caused by various reasons: ranging from polycystic kidney disease to hydronephrosis or even the absence of one kidney that causes the remaining one to increase in size. Causes of enlarged kidney disease are various, and accordingly the treatments for different underlying causes are different.

Polycystic Kidney Disease

There is no cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease. Western medicine only can alleviate the symptoms of backache, headache and high blood pressure, and avoid urinary tract infections. However, these medicines may have lots of side-effect in lone-term use.

Therefore, traditional Chinese medicine can be a better choice, since it can limit the increase of cysts and reduce the cysts. What’s more, it controls the high blood pressure and inflammatory response, preventing the disease process.

Kidney stone

There are two ways to treat the kidney stone: shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) to break up the stone or taking medicine to decompose kidney stone.

Shock wave lithotripsy using shock wakes smash the stone from outside the body, so it can treat kidney stones without an incision. SWL works well on stones that are smaller than 2 cm in diameter but the treatment might not be effective in very large ones.

Chinese medicine can dissolve kidney stone with drugs, and in the meantime it help restore kidney function. Chinese medicine takes a little longer time to take effect than western medicine.

Hydronephrosis

Treatment for hydronephrosis to treat enlarged kidney involves three steps: removing the build-up of urine and relieve the pressure on your kidney(s), preventing permanent kidney damage and treating the underlying cause of hydronephrosis. The use of prophylactic antibiotics reduced the risk of febrile urinary tract infection.

If you have enlarged kidney, your doctor will give you suitable treatment. The above information is for your reference to receive better treatment and online doctor can give you more detailed advice.

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