Patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease will suffer from pains in the back, abdomen, flank, etc. These pains bring unthinkable sorrow to patients with PKD. Then, what cause pain and how to treat pain for PKD patients? Now, let’s see this article.
The causes of pain for PKD patients
1. Enlarged cyst
Polycystic Kidney Disease is characterized by presence of multiple cysts. These cysts in patients’ kidney will grow gradually with time. Also, the inner side of cyst wall is covered with many lining cells which can produce cystic fluid all the time. With the existence of cystic fluid, the cyst will became bigger and bigger, thus leading to pain for PKD patients.
2. Cyst rupture
Cyst rupturing can increase pain for PKD patients. If one kidney cyst is bigger than 3-4cm, the big kidney cyst may burst easily. Then, kidney cyst infection or urinary tract infection may cause back, flank or kidney pain easily.
3. Kidney stone
Kidney stone is very common symptom of PKD. What’s more, it is different from other kidney stone. As uric acid forms crystals, it is an acidic nephrolith. Once the stones move in urinary tract, it will make patients very painful.
The treatments of pain for PKD patients
Usually, the painkiller is a primary method to reduce pain feeling. Painkiller is not very effective for easing pains caused by PKD. In western, such surgeries as renal cyst aspiration and renal cyst decortication are used for treating PKD. But they just can help remove the cysts in a short time. In fact, they are suitable for treating single or large cyst. Even more, if condition develops into end stage of kidney failure, patients will have no choice but dialysis and kidney transplant.
However, in China, we have a special treatment that can eliminate pain for PKD patients.
It is a creation and innovation based on TCM. Active ingredients in Micro-Chinese Medicine can shrink the cysts into smaller size and prevent the spreading of more cysts. At the same time these medicines can provide necessary nutrition for repairing renal damaged cells and tissues, the pain also will disappear naturally.
Only having a right treatment, the pain or other symptoms will likely to be treated. If you want to learn more about treatments of PKD, please consult our online doctors.