Early Symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease
Time: 2019-12-28 15:59, Tags: PKD
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is known as a genetic kidney disease. Symptoms are the sign which tell your kidneys are damaged and needs medical care as soon as possible. Sad but true is that in many cases, the symptoms of PKD is latent and subtle. As a result, many patients even don’t notice any symptom, until the disease progress into a serious condition. This is why you should to know the early symptoms. And hope this article can help you prevent the further kidney damages.
High Blood Pressure
Elevated blood pressure is another early symptom that PKD is present.
Blood, protein, and uric acid is often present in the urine.
Urinary Tract Infection
A urinary tract infection can be one of the first symptoms that might bring us in to the doctor.
Kidney stones have a 30% higher incidence among PKD patients.
Pain, flank pain or abdominal pain is another common symptom that brings out the diagnosis of PKD, polycystic kidney disease.
Pericardial effusion is present in greater than 45% of PKD'rs and is also inconsequential. The other 92% liver cysts are an incidental finding.
Other common symptoms may include:
- Increase in the size of your abdomen
- Frequent urination
Actually, the early symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease are common condition. This does not always work for anyone. If you are suffering from other symptoms that not mentioned above, you can leave us a message. And we will give you a reply via email very soon.
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