The Top Five Symptoms of PKD

Polycystic Kidney Disease is a kind genetic disorder in the kidneys, which is characterized with the deposition of kidney cysts, with the progression of kidney cysts, some symptoms occur. For patients with PKD, it is essential to know the symptoms and signs in the early stage of kidney disease. How mach do you know the symptoms of PKD? The renal experts from Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease will help you know the symptoms of PKD.


Flank pain, abdomen pain or low back pack is commonly are commonly seen in PKD. The leading cause of it is the enlargement of kidney cysts. In the meanwhile, urine tract infection and kidney stone also can contribute to the pain in flank, abdomen, low back.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure occur at the early stage of Polycystic Kidney Disease. With the enlargement of kidney cysts, ischemia and anoxia occur. This leads to the increasing production of renin, which leads to high blood pressure. Decreasing kidney function is another cause for high blood pressure, the failed kidney can not regulate blood pressure effectively.


Hematuria is a condition in which there is blood in urine. The rupture of the kidney cysts is the leasing cause of hematuria. At the same, it may result from kidney stone or urinary tract infection. There are about 30% patients with PKD will develop into kidney stone.


The kidney’s ability will be reduced with the enlargement of kidney cysts. Some toxic substances will build up in the kidneys with the decreasing kidney function. Some symptoms occur with the deposition of kidney function.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection can is one of the symptoms which also can be a life threat patients’ life.

In addition, other common symptoms of PKD include fatigue, swelling, frequent urination an so on. Once PKD suffer from one of them, they should have a timely treatment. And now if you want to know more information about PKD, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.


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