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What Symptoms will ADPKD Patients Experience

What Symptoms will ADPKD Patients ExperienceAs a life-threatening disease, PKD is featured by various sizes of fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys. And it can be divided into two categories. Today, we will introduce the possible symptoms of ADPKD in detail:

ADPKD, an abbreviation Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease. If one parent has this disorder, the possibility of their children to inherit the disease is 50%. According to a study, few of them will not experience any obvious symptoms. However, most of the patients may present the discomforts as follows:

Various pain Usually in the abdomen, side or lower back area. The degree of pain ranges from mild to severe. And it can be caused by a various of reasons, such as, enlarged cysts, kidney stones, urinary tract infection and so on.

High blood pressure It is reported that nearly 30% people with ADPKD will develop hypertension, and it’s occurrence can be the result of enlarged cysts and decline of kidney function. If you are troubled by this symptom, please click here High Blood Pressure in People with PKD for detailed information.

Blood in urine Cyst rupture is usually the main cause, and the color of urine can be tea-colored or red. It consist of two types, both gross hematuria and microscopic hematuria. And it’s usually the first sign why people go to the doctor.

Kidney stones In some cases, kidney stones can also occur. And the sizes of stones can both big and small. As for the smaller stones, people may ignore them. And the larger stones may block the ureter or lead to infections.

If you are suffering from ADPKD and the above-mentioned symptoms, do not forget that we are always here to help. Any follow-up questions, you can email us:kidneyfight@hotmail.com or chat with our online doctor directly. Best wishes!

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