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Does Polycystic Kidney Disease Cause Bleeding in the Urine

2014-07-27 09:02

Does Polycystic Kidney Disease Cause Bleeding in the UrinePolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is characterized by fluid-filled cysts. These cysts are destructive and cause many problems. Does PKD cause bleeding in the urine? Of course, it can. Many factors can cause bleeding in the urine.

Kidney cyst rupture

With the enlargement of kidney cysts, it is likely that the cysts rupture when collision. There are blood vessels in the cyst wall. Red blood cells come out when the cysts burst. If the cysts in the kidneys burst, blood urine disappears one week later. If it is the cysts on the kidneys that bursts, it is like to cause peritonitis when the cyst fluid flows to the abdominal cavity. In such case, you should seek treatment as early as possible.

Kidney stone

For PKD patients, their polycystic kidneys can not keep the balance of acid-base and they can neither remove the waste from the blood. As a result, uric acid deposits in body, leading to kidney stone. When the kidney stones shift through ureter, it is easy for them to scratch the tissues around, leading to bleeding.

In such case, you should drink plenty of water to discharge the blood from ureter in case that the blood block the ureter when they become clot. Besides, you should take medicine or do operation to dissolve the kidney stones.

Kidney infection

Kidney infection and urinary tract infection are also very common for PKD patients. They can also give rise to blood urine.

Drinking plenty of water and consuming antibiotics are helpful in reducing the risk of infection.

Kidney function impairment

These kidney cysts may grow big enough that they cause kidney function impairment. As a result, red blood cells which should be retained in the body leak into the urine.

All in all, if you want to avoid bleeding in the urine, you should shrink the cysts and protect your kidney function. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a breakthrough in treating PKD. If you want to know more about this therapy, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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