Diagnosis and Treatment for Ruptured Kidney Cyst2012-11-21 15:08
Kidney cyst is an abnormal condition affecting the kidneys. It is characterized by formation of fluid or air filled sac in the kidneys. A cyst in kidney could become enormously enlarged and occupy the space of the functioning renal tissues. As a cyst grows larger than 4cm in diameter, it may get ruptured and cause many severe problems that can worsen the illness condition. Early detection and diagnosis helps in treating rupture kidney cyst.
Diagnosis of ruptured kidney cyst
The patients can self-check if he has those symptoms of ruptured cyst:
A ruptured kidney cyst can cause acute and excruciating or dull and aching pains in the flank, at the back near the renal angle, in upper abdomen or in the pelvic area. Combined infections of the ruptured cyst can also give rise to the pain. In addition, frank blood in urine is an important warning sign of ruptured kidney cyst. There are some severe complications of kidney cyst rupture. In addition, there are some serious complications of ruptured kidney cyst such as fever, low blood pressure, low pulse rate and low urine outputs which should be treated urgently.
If you find any of the mentioned symptoms, you will seek for further lab evaluations and timely treatment. The doctors may perform blood and urine tests, and sometimes kidney imaging tests to confirm the diagnosis.
Treatment for ruptured kidney cyst
A ruptured kidney cyst should be treated at the earliest since in delayed cases the cyst can become infected to further damage your kidneys. Primary treatment includes close observation and treatment of such vital physical signs as blood pressure, pulse and heart rate. Anti-bacterial treatment is sometimes taken to prevent infections in the patients. Most of the time patients need home remedies to treat the disease. Surgical treatment is needed in some cases.
Herbal medicine treatment is a conservative method that treats kidney cysts. The herbal medicines are applied externally in Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy to function directly on kidneys to shrink the cysts and improve your health condition. The patients should avoid doing any rigorous work that can make the disease relapse.
Take more rest, drink enough water and avoid wearing tight pants for a better recovery.
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