Swollen kidney is a condition which has a medical term, hydronephrosis. It is due to the failure of normal drainage of urine from the kidney to the bladder. What should people with swollen kidney take?
What food can be eaten is based on the causes of swollen kidney. Therefore, you are suggested to take test to find the cause. Then, your doctor or dietitian can give you proper diet suggestions. You can also email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below. Our doctor on duty will reply you within 24 hours.
Causes of swollen kidney
Swollen kidney or hydronephrosis is not a disease of itself. It can be caused by a number of internal and external conditions that affect the kidney and the kidney urinary collecting system. One of the common causes is a condition is the blockage of urinary tract. The direct cause may be kidney stone, kidney cyst, blood clots. A blocked ureter can cause urine to go back up into the kidneys, resulting in swollen kidney.
What should people with swollen kidney take?
To prevent from urinary tract infection, people are required to avoid spicy foods and alcohol. Some fresh vegetable and fruits such as cucumber, red bell peppers, celery, cabbage, cranberry, pomegranate, apple and cherry can be taken.
Except for foods, people with swollen kidney can also take some traditional Chinese herbs. We can help you choose traditional Chinese medicines that can eliminate the blockage in urinary tract. The traditional Chinese herbs have the function of anti-coagulation, anti-inflammation, blood vessels dilation and extracellular matrixes degradation. Maikang composition, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Medicated Bath are commonly used for patients.
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