Kidney Shrinkage Causes

It is normal to have one small kidney and one normal kidneys. When the kidney size is smaller than the normal size, it has a medical term Kidney Shrinkage or Kidney Atrophy. It is necessary for you to get to know the causes, symptoms, progn

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Can It Be Normal to Have One Small Kidney and One Normal Kidney

2014-11-04 06:49

Can It Be Normal to Have One Small Kidney and One Normal KidneyIt is normal to have one small kidney and one normal kidneys. When the kidney size is smaller than the normal size, it has a medical term “Kidney Shrinkage” or “Kidney Atrophy”. It is necessary for you to get to know the causes, symptoms, prognosis and treatment of Kidney Shrinkage. Any other questions, please email to kidney-symptoms@hotmail.com or consult the doctors online.

DEFINITION

Kidney Shrinkage means the kidney is smaller than the normal size, namely, 10-12 cm in length, 5-6 cm in width and 3-4 cm in thickness.

CAUSE

● Congenital factor: Someone might be born with one small kidney and one normal kidney. If the kidney function test is OK, people have no need to worry about that.

● Enlarged kidney: It is always associated with hydronephrosis, kidney cyst, kidney tumor, or kidney stone, etc. Generally, test which include ultrasound, CT, or MRI can help you define a diagnosis.

● Small kidney: If the kidney is smaller than normal size, it indicates loss of lots of nephrons or kidney tissue fibrosis. Due to lack of oxygen and blood supply, the kidneys cannot function adequately because it has been damaged. This is often the result of Chronic Kidney Disease that can be caused by high blood pressure, diabetes, lupus, etc.

SYMPTOMS

● Swelling or edema: Impaired kidneys fail to remove excessive fluid in the body, resulting in large amounts of fluid build up in the body, causing swelling in the face, legs, feet or ankles.

● Proteinuria or hematuria: You might see your urine present foamy, or has some color change. It may be red, dark brown or cola-colored.

● Frequent and urgent urination

● Fatigue

● High blood pressure

● Anemia

● Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea

● Skin problems, such as dry skin or skin rashes

TREATMENT

After the diagnosis, appropriate treatment is needed. If you are in the early stage, you have great chance of reversing your illness condition with Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. If you are at the advanced stages, you can take Blood Pollution Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy to prolong your lifespan.

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