I Have a Family Member with PKD Should I be TestedThis article was provided by doctor zhengfalei 2015-05-27 17:17
I have a family member with PKD should I be tested ? According to the research, polycystic kidney disease (PKD) does not skip generations like other genetic diseases. If you have a family member with PKD, ask your doctor about getting tested. The first test used for PKD is an ultrasound to look at the kidneys and see if there are cysts. Learning more about PKD may help you to take better care of your kidney health.
What is Polycystic Kidney Disease ?
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a kidney disorder passed down through families. It is characterized by numerous cysts with different sizes. There are three types of PKD: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD), Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD) and Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease. PKD can also damage liver, pancreas and heart, brain in some rare cases.
How to prevent PKD goes worse ?
When a person has Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), the growth of cysts causes the kidneys to become enlarged, and can even lead to kidney failure. Symptoms occur because of these cysts and the damage they cause.
Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can help people with early stage of PKD by shrink and inhibit the growth of cysts. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy treats PKD through three ways. And we do believe that they are the main reasons why more and more foreign patients come to try this newest PKD treatment in China.
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