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What Are the Dangers With Large Cysts on Kidneys

2015-05-06 02:17

What Are the Dangers With Large Cysts on KidneysKidney cyst is a common kidney disease for people older than 50 years old, which can be caused by the many factors. In some cases, the kidney cyst will get enlarged over time, which will be dangerous for patients. Then what are the dangers with large cysts on kidneys?

In general, when the cyst is smaller than 4 cm, it will cause no damage to patients, and patients will have no symptoms. However, if the cyst is as large as 5 cm, it can oppress surrounding kidney tissues and cause damage to kidneys.

Here are some of the dangers for patients with large cysts on kidneys.

1. Kidney cyst rupture

When patients have the kidney cyst larger than 5 cm, the cyst will get ruptured easily, which will cause some severe symptoms, such as blood in urine, infections, etc. If the fluid flows into abdominal area, it will cause the peritonitis, which will be very dangerous for patients.

2. Kidney damage

If the kidney cyst is larger than 4 cm, it will oppress surrounding kidney tissues and cause kidney damage. When patients get kidney damage, they will have the symptoms such as protein in urine, blood in urine, swelling, high blood pressure, etc.

3. Kidney dysfunction

If patients don’t take effective treatment to help shrink the kidney cysts, it will finally cause kidney dysfunction for patients. Then the kidneys fail to work well, then patients will have some severe symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, skin itching, etc.

Therefore, the kidney cyst patients need to take effective treatment to help shrink the large kidney cyst and relieve the symptoms. If you still have any questions after reading, or you want to get more information about the treatment for large kidney cyst, you can consult online doctor, or you can also leave a message below.

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