A very common kind of inherited kidney disorder, Polycystic Kidney Disease leads to formation of fluid cysts in the kidney. The common symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease include blood in the urine followed with sensitivity on touching the stomach, there is also faster and quicker bruising of the skin with nail abnormalities followed with fatigue and acute joint pain.
HOW IS POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Polycystic Kidney Disease is done by a general physician through a series of blood tests, ultrasounds, MRI, X-ray, etc.
HOW IS POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE TREATED?
The goal of Polycystic Kidney Disease treatment is to manage the symptoms and avoid complications. Some of the treatment options of Polycystic Kidney Disease include pain medication, low sodium diet, and surgery to drain cysts and help relieve discomfort.
DID YOU KNOW?
For most people, Polycystic Kidney Disease slowly gets worse over time.